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insufficiency

Overview page. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.

An inability of muscles that span two or more joints to produce a complete range of movements in all the joints simultaneously. See also active insufficiency, passive insufficiency.

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insufficiency

Overview page. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.

An inability of muscles that span two or more joints to produce a complete range of movements in all the joints simultaneously. See also active insufficiency, passive insufficiency.

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insufficiency <i>n</i>

David Crystal.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Original Shakespearean Pronunciation

March 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 10 words.

m ˌɪnsǝˈfɪsɪǝnˌsǝɪ

sp insufficiency1

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active insufficiency

Overview page. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.

The inability of a muscle, which spans two or more joints, to exert enough tension and shorten sufficiently to cause a full range of movement in all joints at the same time. See also...

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insufficiency fracture

Overview page. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.

A stress fracture caused by repetitive loads on bones that are weakened by pathological conditions such as osteoporosis osteoarthrosis, osteomalacia, Paget's disease, and bone tumours. A...

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Adrenal insufficiency

Wiebke Arlt.

in Oxford Textbook of Endocrinology and Diabetes

July 2011; p ublished online July 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Endocrinology and Diabetes. 13153 words.

In 1855, Thomas Addison identified a clinical syndrome characterized by wasting and hyperpigmentation as the result of adrenal gland destruction (1). This landmark observation paved the way...

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Chronic venous insufficiency (CVI)*

Abdullah Jibawi and David Cade.

in Current Surgical Guidelines

October 2009; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Surgery; Vascular Surgery. 2538 words.

Chronic venous insufficiency

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Chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency

Paolo Zamboni, Sergio Gianesini and Erica Menegatti.

in Oxford Textbook of Vascular Surgery

August 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Vascular Surgery; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 7113 words.

Chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency is a syndrome characterized by stenosis or occlusion of the internal jugular and/or azygous veins with disturbed flow and formation of collateral...

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Chronic venous insufficiency

Katy Darvall and Andrew W. Bradbury.

in Oxford Textbook of Vascular Surgery

August 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Vascular Surgery; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 8942 words.

Chronic venous disease (CVD) is a condition affecting the lower limb venous system and is associated with various cutaneous pathologies secondary to venous hypertension. CVD can be taken to...

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Chronic vestibular insufficiency

Béla Büki and Alexander A. Tarnutzer.

in Vertigo and Dizziness

December 2013; p ublished online November 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurology. 2557 words.

The concept of chronic vestibular insufficiency (CVI) is usually based on bilateral (or, less frequently, unilateral) dysfunction of peripheral vestibular structures. The most relevant...

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Chronic arterial insufficiency

Christopher M. Butler.

in Oxford Textbook of Fundamentals of Surgery

July 2016; p ublished online July 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Surgery; Vascular Surgery. 3273 words.

Chronic arterial insufficiency (CAI) is a common condition affecting predominantly older patients. It normally involves the lower limbs and is usually due to progressive furring up and...

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