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2014-09-09 16:23:31

ROSEMONT, Ill., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) today released new Appropriate Use Criteria (AUC) and a mobile app for the treatment of pediatric supracondylar humerus fractures (elbow fractures in children), to aid trauma and emergency department doctors and orthopaedic residents in the treatment of these complex injuries. "These are very serious injuries requiring appropriate evaluation and treatment," said James Sanders, MD,...

2014-09-09 12:27:55

Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Oxford, UK to present 12-month CERAMENT(TM)|G results. LUND, Sweden, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BONESUPPORT, an emerging leader in injectable bone substitutes for orthopedic trauma, bone infections and instrument augmentation related to orthopedic surgery, announced today that its platform technology CERAMENT(TM), will be prominently featured at the 33(rd) Annual Meeting of the European Bone & Joint Infection Society (EBJIS), September 11-13, in the...

2014-09-03 12:31:34

Adoption of Premium-Priced Vertebral Augmentation Will Drive Market Growth, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that the global market for minimally invasive vertebral compression fracture (MIVCF) treatments will reach a value of $925 million by 2022, driven by an increasing prevalence of osteoporosis, which is largely the result of an aging population. In addition, marketing activity and positive...

2014-08-29 08:22:59

Northwestern Medicine expert warns against sport specificity at a young age to decrease risk of spinal injury CHICAGO, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Young athletes today often participate in sports year round and with increasingly competitive club and school sports, it has become common to choose one sport to specialize at a young age. While this specialization may seem like a competitive edge, new Northwestern Medicine(®) research suggests that repetitive activity in just...

2014-08-28 12:24:50

MAHWAH, N.J., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stryker Orthopaedics, the Official Joint Replacement Products of the PGA TOUR and Champions Tour, is bringing its message of joint health to golf fans at the next stop of the FedEx Cup Playoffs this week at the Deutsche Bank Championship. The company's fan destination - "The Stryker Mobility Zone" - will be in the "Fairway Fan Zone on 9" at the TPC Boston in Norton, MA starting on Thursday, August 28(th)....

2014-08-27 16:23:23

Ongoing, comprehensive fitness and nutrition regimens may prevent bone and muscle deterioration, injury and disease ROSEMONT, Ill., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Being physically active may significantly improve musculoskeletal and overall health, and minimize or delay the effects of aging, according to a review of the latest research on senior athletes (ages 65 and up) appearing in the September issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (JAAOS). It long...

2014-08-22 12:25:40

FRANKLIN, Mass., Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arthrosurface, Inc. (www.arthrosurface.com), a developer of novel joint technologies, has received FDA 510(k) clearance for the KISSloc Suture System, a mini plate and suture implant intended for the correction of a Hallux Valgus deformity. The KISSloc Suture System consists of two low profile plates and a self-cinching suture construct that corrects Hallux Valgus by reducing the intramedullary angle between the first and second...

2014-08-21 12:29:13

Project Seeks to Provide Better Post-Fracture Care and Reduce the Two Million Broken Bones Caused By Osteoporosis Each Year PITTSBURGH, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CECity.com, Inc. (CECity), National Bone Health Alliance (NBHA), and National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) - the Bone Health Collaborative - announced today the selection of several key organizations for the Fracture Liaison Service (FLS) Demonstration Project. These organizations include three leading academic medical...

2014-08-19 08:30:59

MAHWAH, N.J., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stryker Corporation's Orthopaedics Division, the Official Joint Replacement Products of the PGA TOUR and Champions Tour, is bringing its message of joint health to golf fans in its home state of New Jersey this week at The Barclays. The company's fan destination - "The Stryker Mobility Zone" - will be in the Spectator Village near the 17(th) fairway at the Ridgewood Country Club in Paramus starting on Thursday, August 21(st)....

2014-08-14 23:04:52

PTH-CBD™ composition of matter patent recently issued in Japan, supporting the U.S. patent issued in 2013 – additional worldwide patents pending. Fayetteville, Arkansas (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 BiologicsMD, Inc., a privately held drug discovery company developing unique biologic therapeutics for improving bone health, announced that the Japanese Patent Office issued Patent No. 5520811, entitled "Delivery of Therapeutic Agents by a Collagen Binding Protein," to The Board of...


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vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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