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  • spine
  • A chordoma is a form of bone cancer that can occur anywhere along the length of the spine, from the base of the skull to the lower back. (rochester.edu)
  • causes
  • Doctors and researchers do not know the causes of skull base tumors or any tumors that grow in the body. (floridahospital.com)
  • Studies also suggest that prior radiation therapy to the head for another condition may be one of the causes of skull base tumors and brain tumors. (floridahospital.com)
  • base
  • When it occurs at the base of the skull, it is known as skull base chordoma. (rochester.edu)
  • If you have a skull base chordoma, the most common symptoms that you will experience are related to pain or changes in nerve function. (rochester.edu)
  • Methods typically used to diagnose cancer will be used to identify a skull base chordoma. (rochester.edu)
  • Chemotherapy typically doesn't work well in treating a skull base chordoma. (rochester.edu)
  • Skull base chordomas are rare disorders. (rochester.edu)
  • A skull base chordoma is a cancerous (malignant) and possibly life-threatening tumor. (rochester.edu)
  • But it is best to address possible end-of-life issues as part of a skull base chordoma management plan. (rochester.edu)
  • infants
  • It also provides a first step toward a model that could guide surgeons treating infants with abnormal skull growth. (aps.org)
  • A future version of the model could guide surgeons who must remove parts of the skull to treat infants whose heads are growing improperly. (aps.org)
  • Make
  • The eggshell skull rule takes into account the physical, social and economic attributes of the plaintiff which might make them more susceptible to injury. (wikipedia.org)
  • Use the extra appliques to make more skulls or for other DIY projects. (ehow.com)
  • Chef Skull Ornaments make for brilliantly simple gifts in the present, and promise to be meaningful keepsakes for memories in the years to come. (cafepress.com)
  • Alien
  • It has attracted an unusual amount of attention due to it being deformed in a way that makes it look like the skull of a " Grey " space alien . (everything2.com)
  • bone
  • Most bone activity in a newborn's skull occurs along the sutures, soft fibrous boundaries between adjacent bone plates. (aps.org)
  • [ citation needed ] The skull consists of calcium hydroxyapatite , the normal material of mammalian bone. (wikipedia.org)
  • join
  • Since the society's inclusion of women in the early 1990s, Skull and Bones selects fifteen men and women of the junior class to join the society. (wikipedia.org)
  • After a college student is tapped to join the elite secret Skulls fraternity, he witnesses a girl's death and his life starts falling apart. (imdb.com)
  • shape
  • Now a team has developed a model that predicts skull shape changes based on physics and geometry principles alone, without any reference to biochemistry or genetics. (aps.org)
  • Mathematician Alain Goriely of Oxford University in the UK and biomechanical engineer Ellen Kuhl of Stanford University in California, along with colleagues, have now developed computational tools to simulate the growth and evolving shape of the cranial vault-the "brain space" within the skull-in a way that is entirely based on mechanical effects. (aps.org)
  • 2. Using a skull shaped cookie cutter, cut each bread slice into a skull shape. (parents.com)
  • back
  • The back of the skull is flattened. (wikipedia.org)
  • Furthermore, it lacks the inion , the bump at the back of the base of the skull , and it has severely reduced signs of neck muscles. (everything2.com)
  • Apply a strong glue to the back of the applique and position it onto the forehead of the skull. (ehow.com)
  • Made
  • However, these mental blasts were difficult to control and only made his condition worse, a situation he blamed on Superman after the Man of Steel captured the only SKULL scientists who could have cured him. (wikipedia.org)
  • Inspired by this tradition, Anthony Santellas made this lifesize hinged sculpture that opens to reveal a skull. (neatorama.com)
  • Storm Trooper and Tie Fighter Pilot Helmets as Skulls illustrated for Dead Set Inc.®™ & Pressure Made. (behance.net)
  • built
  • We at Bull Skull are very proud of the reputation we have built up for quality over the years. (angelfire.com)
  • example
  • The skull-and-crossbone symbol depicts the typical arrangement of skulls and humeri in ossuaries , as in the example above from Sedlec (Czech Republic). (wikipedia.org)
  • apply
  • Then center the skull and apply in the same manner. (marthastewart.com)
  • To start, apply a strip starting at the inner corner of one eye (directly above the row of gems above the eye), then adhere it all the way around the midsection of the skull, ending at the inner corner of the opposite eye. (ehow.com)
  • condition
  • The term implies that if a person had a skull as delicate as that of the shell of an egg, and a tortfeasor who was unaware of the condition injured that person's head, causing the skull unexpectedly to break, the defendant would be held liable for all damages resulting from the wrongful contact, even if the tortfeasor did not intend to cause such a severe injury. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the "crumbling skull" rule, the prior condition is only to be considered with respect to distinguishing it from any new injury arising from the present tort - as a means of apportioning damages in such a way that the defendant would not be liable for placing the plaintiff in a better position than they were in prior to the present tort. (wikipedia.org)
  • There are three scientific explanations for the condition of this skull, however there are valid counter-arguments to all. (everything2.com)
  • Area
  • Treating the skull as a semi-ellipsoid divided into patches that represented the bones of the cranial vault, they simulated volumetric expansion of the brain, thickness changes of the bones, and area growth along the sutures with so-called finite-element simulations. (aps.org)
  • black
  • Get your avatar this skull tattoo on the upper chest with black KKZ tank top. (xbox.com)
  • The font (de-fined in METAFONT ) de-fines a sin-gle char-ac-ter, a black solid skull. (ctan.org)
  • Jones
  • It's hard to know for sure, but from the look of this preview , the forthcoming India Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull seems like a worthy edition to the franchise rather than something like Sylvester Stallone's cringe-inducing efforts to revisit his classic characters. (theatlantic.com)
  • version
  • The Albert Michaels version of Atomic Skull first appeared in Superman #323 and was created by Gerry Conway and Curt Swan . (wikipedia.org)
  • The Joseph Martin version of Atomic Skull first appeared in Adventures of Superman #483 and was created by Roger Stern and Bob McLeod . (wikipedia.org)
  • brain
  • The growth of the skull in harmony with the brain is a complex process. (aps.org)
  • When he could not find a cure, he secretly contacted the criminal organization SKULL , and they implanted him with a radium -powered device designed to harness his neural disorder into deadly atomic "brain-blasts" in exchange for him becoming their agent. (wikipedia.org)
  • Later attacked by some thugs, the resulting brain damage caused insanity, and he took on the guise of "The Atomic Skull" who was a hero from an old movie serial that he loved. (wikipedia.org)
  • The most striking feature of the deformed skull is the greatly increased size of its brain cavity compared to the rest of its features, which are those of a child. (everything2.com)
  • often
  • An eggshell is often used a visual metaphor for the thin skull rule. (wikipedia.org)
  • The skull and bones are often used in military insignia, e.g. in coats of arms of some military regiments. (wikipedia.org)
  • present
  • The thin skull rule is not to be confused with the related crumbling skull rule in which the plaintiff suffers from a detrimental position (from a prior injury, for instance) pre-existent to the occurrence of the present tort. (wikipedia.org)