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landmark

In surveying, a permanent feature on the land, used as a reference point. If it is necessary to remove a landmark for development or other purposes, the best practice would be to contact the local government engineer or mapping office and ask that a witness monument be set in the place of the former landmark. (Some states require this by law.)

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Intraoperative registration during computer navigated THA may be inaccurate due to soft tissue coverage of bony landmarks.
In another study, the medial and lateral epicondyles of the femur were used as bony landmarks and the distance to the motor branch of the gastrocnemius muscle was measured in order to determine the motor branch NEP (Yoo et al.
We did not measure either leg in cadaver specimen 5 since bony landmarks were difficult to palpate because of excessive adipose tissue.
Five introductory chapters explain basic kinesiology terminology, how to palpate, bones and bony landmarks and their palpation, and how muscles function.
He also discusses palpation of the bones, bony landmarks, joints, and ligaments, and palpation of the skeletal muscles of the body, with step-by-step instructions and many color illustrations.