The first cervical vertebra.
Collections of illustrative plates, charts, etc., usually with explanatory captions.
Three-dimensional representation to show anatomic structures. Models may be used in place of intact animals or organisms for teaching, practice, and study.
The process of generating three-dimensional images by electronic, photographic, or other methods. For example, three-dimensional images can be generated by assembling multiple tomographic images with the aid of a computer, while photographic 3-D images (HOLOGRAPHY) can be made by exposing film to the interference pattern created when two laser light sources shine on an object.
Combination or superimposition of two images for demonstrating differences between them (e.g., radiograph with contrast vs. one without, radionuclide images using different radionuclides, radiograph vs. radionuclide image) and in the preparation of audiovisual materials (e.g., offsetting identical images, coloring of vessels in angiograms).
It is a form of protection provided by law. In the United States this protection is granted to authors of original works of authorship, including literary, dramatic, musical, artistic, and certain other intellectual works. This protection is available to both published and unpublished works. (from Circular of the United States Copyright Office, 6/30/2008)
Works containing information articles on subjects in every field of knowledge, usually arranged in alphabetical order, or a similar work limited to a special field or subject. (From The ALA Glossary of Library and Information Science, 1983)
Libraries in which a major proportion of the resources are available in machine-readable format, rather than on paper or MICROFORM.
Exclusive legal rights or privileges applied to inventions, plants, etc.
A branch of biology dealing with the structure of organisms.
The examination, therapy or surgery of the cervix and vagina by means of a specially designed endoscope introduced vaginally.
Books used in the study of a subject that contain a systematic presentation of the principles and vocabulary of a subject.
A voluntary organization concerned with the prevention and treatment of cancer through education and research.
A subspecialty of pathology applied to the solution of clinical problems, especially the use of laboratory methods in clinical diagnosis. (Dorland, 28th ed.)
A malignancy arising in uterine cervical epithelium and confined thereto, representing a continuum of histological changes ranging from well-differentiated CIN 1 (formerly, mild dysplasia) to severe dysplasia/carcinoma in situ, CIN 3. The lesion arises at the squamocolumnar cell junction at the transformation zone of the endocervical canal, with a variable tendency to develop invasive epidermoid carcinoma, a tendency that is enhanced by concomitant human papillomaviral infection. (Segen, Dictionary of Modern Medicine, 1992)
Tumors or cancer of the UTERINE CERVIX.
Collection of pooled secretions of the posterior vaginal fornix for cytologic examination.
A group of twelve VERTEBRAE connected to the ribs that support the upper trunk region.
The first seven VERTEBRAE of the SPINAL COLUMN, which correspond to the VERTEBRAE of the NECK.
VERTEBRAE in the region of the lower BACK below the THORACIC VERTEBRAE and above the SACRAL VERTEBRAE.
The spinal or vertebral column.
Establishment of the age of an individual by examination of their skeletal structure.
Surgical incision of the trachea.
Apparatus used to support, align, prevent, or correct deformities or to improve the function of movable parts of the body.
Orthopedic appliances used to support, align, or hold parts of the body in correct position. (Dorland, 28th ed)
The restriction of the MOVEMENT of whole or part of the body by physical means (RESTRAINT, PHYSICAL) or chemically by ANALGESIA, or the use of TRANQUILIZING AGENTS or NEUROMUSCULAR NONDEPOLARIZING AGENTS. It includes experimental protocols used to evaluate the physiologic effects of immobility.
Endoscopes for examining the interior of the larynx.
An occupational discipline founded by D.D. Palmer in the 1890's based on the relationship of the spine to health and disease.
Procedures used by chiropractors to treat neuromusculoskeletal complaints.
Adjustment and manipulation of the vertebral column.
The voluntary portion of Medicare, known as the Supplementary Medical Insurance (SMI) Program, that includes physician's services, home health care, medical services, outpatient hospital services, and laboratory, pathology, and radiology services. All persons entitled to Medicare Part A may enroll in Medicare Part B on a monthly premium basis.
Part of the back and base of the CRANIUM that encloses the FORAMEN MAGNUM.
The point of articulation between the OCCIPITAL BONE and the CERVICAL ATLAS.
The joint involving the CERVICAL ATLAS and axis bones.
A developmental deformity of the occipital bone and upper end of the cervical spine, in which the latter appears to have pushed the floor of the occipital bone upward. (Dorland, 27th ed)
Using an INTERNET based personal journal which may consist of reflections, comments, and often hyperlinks.
The act of "taking account" of an object or state of affairs. It does not imply assessment of, nor attention to the qualities or nature of the object.