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Business Segment

A division or subset of a business' operations, especially in large corporations. For a division to be considered a segment, it must directly earn revenue for the company. For example, a heavily diversified corporation may have one segment dedicated to telecommunications, another to manufacturing, and a third to energy. It is also known simply as a segment. Internally, each segment's expenses and revenues are accounted for separately.

segment

An identifiable part of a business organization. For example, a large corporation might have a number of segments including industrial, aerospace, and leisure products. Also called business segment.
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Under the influence of a standard force, the angular displacement varied in our experiment in opposing directions, with more displacement for a given force occurring in the counterclockwise direction than in the clockwise direction in the L spinal segments.
The next step in the development of such structures can be regarded as the development of the company <<Paradigm Spine>> together with the company <<Porshe>>, is consisting of a rod, which longitudinally fixed vertebral bodies with polyaxial transpedicular screws, and contain elements to ensure the mobility of the stabilized spinal segment.
Recent laboratory-based research performed at our institution has supported the hypothesis that women with complete spinal cord injuries and upper motor neuron injuries affecting the sacral spinal segments will maintain the capacity for reflex lubrication while losing the capacity for psychogenic lubrication (Sipski and Alexander, 1995a).
Dynesys can be used in skeletally mature patients to provide immobilization and stabilization of spinal segments.
Secondly, the first interventions are expected to produce only minor improvements and possibly over a few spinal segments only; therefore, the newly developed tests must be able to detect these small changes.
The S-LOK System is intended to provide immobilization and stabilization of spinal segments in skeletally mature patients as an adjunct to fusion in the treatment of the following acute and chronic instabilities or deformities of the thoracic, lumbar, and sacral spine: degenerative spondylolisthesis with objective evidence of neurologic impairment, fracture, dislocation, scoliosis, kyphosis, spinal tumor, and failed previous fusion (pseudarthrosis).
The screws act as anchors that are then connected by uniform metallic rods, which immobilize the spinal segments and facilitate fusion.