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  • Order Eulamellibranchia Edges of the mantle generally united by one or two sutures.

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  • Mutelidae.-Differs from Unionidae in having two pallial sutures; freshwater.

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  • Mantle not extensively closed; two pallial sutures and two well developed siphons.

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  • Two pallial sutures, siphons somewhat elongated and partially or wholly united.

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  • Asymmetrical, inequivalve, fixed, with extensive pallial sutures; no siphons.

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  • The stereom and stroma become arranged in folds and strands at right angles to the sutures of the thecal plates; in higher forms the stereom-folds are in part specialized as pectini-rhombs.

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  • The thecal plates, however irregular in some species, always show defined basals and a distinct plate ("radial") at the end of each ambulacrum; they are in all cases so far affected by pentamerous symmetry that their sutures never cross the ambulacra.

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  • The ovules (o) are attached to a central placenta, formed by the union of the five ventral sutures.

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  • It is square and stiff, being made of a framework of cardboard covered with cloth or silk; on the top, along the sutures of the stuff, are three or four raised, board-like, arched ridges, at the junction of which in the centre is a knob or tassel (floccus).

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  • By the 16th century, both in England and on the continent, a tendency had begun to emphasize the ridges of the sutures and thus produce a square shape.

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  • This will prevent the excess traction on the first sutures of the distal anastomosis.

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  • It may then be necessary to adjust or remove sutures to reduce the astigmatism.

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  • He also received 26 sutures to his scalp laceration.

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  • An onlay mesh was placed over the defect with anchoring sutures over the surrounding musculature.

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  • Non absorbable sutures ordinarily remain where they are buried within the tissues.

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  • Finally, the skin incision is closed using 5-0 non-absorbable sutures.

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  • Three or four interrupted sutures are used to fix the mesh superiorly.

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  • The action taken to phase out UK materials for surgical sutures is set out in vol.

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  • Nylon stay sutures are then placed in healthy tissue around the wound, these being left in-situ for the duration of the treatment.

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  • The surgical procedure for the treatment of an open wound is - (r) arrest of haemorrhage; (2) cleansing of the wound and removal of any foreign bodies; (3) careful apposition of its edges and surfaces - the edges being best brought in contact by sutures of aseptic silk or catgut, the surfaces by carefully applied pressure; (4) free drainage, if necessary, to prevent accumulation either of blood or serous effusion; (5) avoidance of sepsis; (6) perfect rest of the part.

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  • Although a little swelling at the incision sight can be normal and some cats to react to material used for sutures, this should be minor.

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  • Large cuts may require sutures and should be done by a maxillofacial surgeon for a good cosmetic result, particularly when the laceration is on the edge of the lip line (vermilion).

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  • Another indication is small, irregular, isolated bones in the sutures between the bones of the skull (wormian bones).

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  • An infant or child with craniosynostosis has improperly fused or joined bones (sutures) in the skull.

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  • Primary craniosynostosis occurs when one or more of an infant's sutures (where skull bones meet) fuse prematurely.

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  • Secondary craniosynostosis results when one or more of an infant's sutures fuse prematurely as a result of lack of proper brain growth.

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  • These areas meet at what are called sutures.

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  • Sutures allow a growing baby's brain to expand.

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  • The four sutures come together at the fontanel, or "soft spot" in a baby's head.

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  • Eventually the sutures stop growing, and the cranial bones fuse.

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  • The form of craniosynostosis depends on the suture or sutures that are affected.

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  • Brachycephaly, which means "short headed," occurs when the right and left coronal sutures close prematurely.

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  • The physical symptoms of craniosynostosis depend on the sutures affected.

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  • Surgery involves releasing the fused sutures and reshaping the bone of the skull and eye orbit.

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  • The fused sutures are excised (removed), and the skull reshaped and replaced with a variety of materials.

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  • They allow surgeons to visualize the brain and pass tiny surgical instruments through the tube to perform surgery to re-open the sutures and allow the brain to grow normally.

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  • Bites to the head and face usually receive sutures, as do severe lacerations elsewhere.

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  • Benign tumors - Tumors can be removed painlessly and without the need for sutures from the gums, palate, the sides of cheeks and the lips.

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  • One general feature of the adult bird's skull is the almost complete disappearance of the sutures between the bones of the cranium proper, whilst another is the great movability of the whole palatal and other suspensorial apparatus.

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  • The regions of this cuticle have a markedly segmental arrangement, and the definite hardened pieces (sclerites) of the exoskeleton are in close contact with one another along linear sutures, or are united by regions of the cuticle which are less chitinous and more membranous, so as to permit freedom of movement.

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  • Moreover, the author goes on to remark that in adult birds trace of the origin of the sternum from five centres of ossification is always more or less indicated by sutures, and that, though these sutures had been generally regarded as ridges for the attachment of the sternal muscles, they indeed mark the extreme points of the five primary bony pieces of the sternum.

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  • Sutures are stated to mark off some of these pieces, but in the proper sense of that term as applied to the skeletal structures of the Vertebrata, no sutures exist in the chitinous cuticle of Arthropods.

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  • The right thing to do is to open the belly in the middle line, search for a wound in the liver and treat it by deep sutures, or by plugging it with gauze.

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