connection


connection
A union of elements or things; a connecting structure. SYN: conexus, connexus.
- ambiguous atrioventricular connections connections in which half the atrioventricular junction is connected concordantly and the other half is discordantly connected.
- anomalous pulmonary venous connections, total or partial connections in which some or all of the pulmonary veins connect to the right atrium or one of its tributaries.
- atrioventricular connections the five distinct and discrete ways in which the atrial chambers may be connected to the ventricles are concordant, discordant, ambiguous, double inlet, and univentricular.
- concordant atrioventricular connections connections in which the atrial chambers connect to the morphologically appropriate ventricles.
- discordant atrioventricular connections connections in which each atrium is connected with a morphologically inappropriate ventricle.
- double inlet atrioventricular connections connections in which both atrial chambers connect to the same ventricle.
- intertendinous connections of extensor digitorum [TA] fibrous bands passing obliquely between the diverging tendons of the extensor digitorum on the dorsum of the hand. SYN: connexus intertendinei musculi extensoris digitorum [TA], conexus intertendineus, juncturae tendinum.
- marrow-mesenchyme connections uninterrupted continuations between bone marrow and mesenchyme of fetal and newborn middle ears.
- partial anomalous pulmonary venous connections See anomalous pulmonary venous connections, total or partial.
- univentricular connections connections in which one of the atrial chambers is connected to a ventricle, but the other has no c. with the ventricular mass at all.

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con·nec·tion (kə-nekґshən) 1. something that joins other things together. 2. the act of joining or state of being joined together. 3. connector.

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  • connection — is now the dominant spelling, although connexion (preferred by Fowler) will be found in older printing styles. Fowler also wrote at length against what he regarded as the excessive use of in connection with, which he castigated as ‘a formula that …   Modern English usage

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