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2014-02-14 12:24:18

DUBLIN, February 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/9pskcb/2013_australia) have announced the addition of the "Australia Procedure Volumes Database" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/9pskcb/2013_australia ] directory to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This in-depth procedure volumes database quantifies current and forecast (2010-2017) procedure volumes...

2014-02-12 12:30:05

System Has Facilitated More Than 3,000 Procedures To Date in U.S. EAST TAUNTON, Mass., Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OMNIlife science, Inc., an established medical technology company targeting the $13 billion and rapidly growing global hip and knee replacement medical device sector, announces the successful completion of more than 3,000 total knee replacements in the United States using OMNI's surgical navigation system. The technology at the core of this system is the company's APEX...

2014-02-11 23:02:34

Top endometriosis surgeon named by Castle Connolly as Top Doctor in NYC Metropolitan Area. New York, NY (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 NY Pelvic Pain and Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery, P.C. announced Dr. Kenneth A. Levey has been recognized among the leading doctors in the region by Castle Connolly in their 17th edition of “Top Doctors: New York Metro Area.” Each year “Top Doctors: New York Metro Area” identifies the top 10 percent of primary care and specialty doctors in the...

2014-02-11 12:27:36

TAMPA, Fla., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- St. Joseph's Hospital entered the next era of cardiac care by opening a new $20 million Heart Institute on Feb. 10, 2014. St. Joseph's Hospital Heart Institute is one of the most advanced and comprehensive centers for cardiovascular medicine in Florida, performing more than 50,000 adult cardiac catheterizations. It is also has the only pediatric catheterization program in Hillsborough County. Heart disease is the number one killer of...

2014-02-10 23:02:54

CarePoint Health's $2.5 million investment brings state-of-the-art technology to Jersey City. Jersey City, NJ (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 At CarePoint Health - Christ Hospital, Dr. Daniel Smith, assisted by Dr. Nayel Helmy and supported by a specialized team of nurses, performed two pioneering robotic surgeries (a hysterectomy and the removal of a complex ovarian mass). Both patients are recovering well and were discharged from the hospital the following day. The surgeries represent a...

2014-02-10 16:26:32

The Surgical Rehearsal Platform combines the science of aviation with CT/MRI imaging technology CLEVELAND, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The number of hospitals using the Surgical Rehearsal Platform (SRP), created by Surgical Theater, LLC, continues to grow and now includes a major healthcare system in California. Some of the hospitals using the cutting-edge technology for complicated brain tumor and cerebral-vascular cases include University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Mount...

2014-02-04 12:28:36

Northern Nevada's only CyberKnife center draws patients from across the West Coast RENO, Nev., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reno CyberKnife recently reached an important milestone, treating its 1,000th patient since opening in 2008 in partnership with Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center. In nearly six years of operations, northern Nevada's only CyberKnife(®) center has attracted patients from as far as Alaska seeking nonsurgical cancer treatment. (Photo:...

2014-02-03 16:27:31

DUBLIN, February 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/r8f95n/snake_robots) has announced the addition of a new report "Snake Robots Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts to 2019" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/r8f95n/snake_robots ] to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Worldwide snake robot markets are poised to achieve significant growth as the next...

2014-01-27 14:46:56

Operation holds promise for patients with infective endocarditis A potentially fatal bacterial disease of the heart, infective endocarditis frequently affects the heart's tricuspid valve, often resulting in permanent tissue damage. But a reconstructive technique, in which the valve is repaired with a bioscaffold on which new tissue can grow, can give some patients a new lease on life—a lease that has been extended to patients at Temple University Hospital, in Philadelphia, thanks to the...

2014-01-25 23:02:56

Consultant General Surgeon Specialized in Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgery at Al Ain, United Arab Emirates and Vice President of the National Education Trust. Dubai, UAE (PRWEB) January 25, 2014 Arab Health Congress – Aventyn Inc., an innovative provider of secure connected clinical information processing solutions, announced the appointment of Dr. Muhammad K. P., to Aventyn’s medical advisory board to provide strategic guidance, medical advice and lead initiatives focused on women...


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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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