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Fat stranding refers to expanded attenuation of fat in the abdomen. The fat in this area includes omentum, mesentery, retroperitoneum or subcutaneous fat. Fat stranding is commonly detected using an abdomen computed tomo... More »

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Dr. David Schulsinger explains that perinephric fat stranding is a hazy appearance in a linear pattern in the soft tissues in the perinephric space on a computed tomography image. The perinephric space, explains Aizenste... More »

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Cetaceans is the taxonomic order that includes dolphins, porpoises and whales. They are all mammals and are subcategorized into two additional groups: baleen whales (Mysticeti), which filter food from the water, and toot... More »

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Dr. David Schulsinger explains that perinephric fat stranding is a hazy appearance in a linear pattern in the soft tissues in the perinephric space on a computed tomography image. The perinephric space, explains Aizenste... More »

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The attenuation coefficient is the measure that describes how a beam of x-rays or gamma rays are absorbed versus scattered in a material. From the value, the number of atoms in a cubic volume of material and the probabil... More »

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World geography games can be bought online at National Geographic's store, at Little Passports and at Fat Brain Toys. Amazon also offers a selection of games and toys. Depending on the site, availability could include bo... More »

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Fat Tuesday refers to the day before Ash Wednesday and the last day of carnival celebration before the Lenten season. The celebrations typically begin on January 6th, on the Christian feast of the Epiphany, and then culm... More »

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