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set in a rigidly conventional pattern of behavior, habits, or beliefs

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Chiropractors and other manual therapy providers should note, however, that elongated styloid processes or ossified stylohyoid ligaments may pose a relative contraindication to thrust manipulation of the cervical spine.
The presence of ossified interclinoid ligament makes the removal of the anterior clinoid process more difficult and increases the risks especially in the presence of an aneurysm.
Aims and Objectives: The aim of this study was to see the incidence of the ossified superior transverse scapular ligament (STSL) on dried Pakistani scapulae
Such offers, like the institutions that extend them, are a thicket of needless bureaucracy ossified into ritual and require the university's chancellor to submit the nomination for the board of trustees' approval, a process largely viewed as ceremonial.
The seven members of the commission had a chance of learning fist hand how ossified the position of Athens is to this issue, the Macedonian Service of Deutsche Well reported.
A CT revealed a 2-cm benign looking partially ossified renal mass within the upper pole of the left kidney with surrounding non-enhancing low attenuation area that was likely a soft tissue component of the mass (Fig.
The first section of the book lays out evidence that the practice of medicine is ossified and inefficient in the context of available technology.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- The International Monetary Fund warned that the French economy, the eurozone's second-largest, is vulnerable to a downturn because of its shrinking share of the export market and ossified labor market and urged the government to do more, faster to stay competitive and keep its finances under control.
For the last 65 years, the Mahatma may have been ossified into an object of worship, but he matters more now than ever.
Other terms used to describe this lesion include peripheral cementifying fibroma, peripheral fibroma with cementogenesis, peripheral fibroma with osteogenesis, peripheral fibroma with calcification, calcified or ossified fibrous epulis and calcified fibroblastic granuloma.
If dancers go on pointe before 11 or 12, before their bones are somewhat ossified, they run the risk of growth-plate injuries," she says.
For decades he exemplified the region's ossified and impotent politics -- he frequently inveighed against Israel but took little notice of massive human rights violations by Arab autocracies.
The most obvious one is that the tumult of recent weeks in Tunisia, Egypt, Libya, Yemen, Bahrain and most recently Oman, all reflect a broad desire among a populace to topple a regime that has ossified on its hitherto unshakable throne
And they showed, for example, mice normally have 13 pairs of ribs and the exposed mice sometimes had less or their cartilage was ossified, meaning it was kind of fused.