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Iduronate Sulfatase definition: An enzyme that specifically cleaves the ester sulfate of iduronic acid. Its deficiency has been demonstrated in Hunter's syndrome, which is characterized by an excess of dermatan sulfate and heparan sulfate. EC
Iduronate 2-Sulfatase definition: Iduronate 2-sulfatase (550 aa, ~62 kDa) is encoded by the human IDS gene. This protein is involved in the degradation of glycosaminoglycans.
Orthodontics, Corrective definition: The phase of orthodontics concerned with the correction of malocclusion with proper appliances and prevention of its sequelae (Jablonski's Illus. Dictionary of Dentistry).
Deoxyribonuclease (Pyrimidine Dimer) definition: An enzyme which catalyzes an endonucleolytic cleavage near PYRIMIDINE DIMERS to produce a 5'-phosphate product. The enzyme acts on the damaged DNA strand, from the 5' side of the damaged site.
ORTHOSIS, CORRECTIVE SHOE definition: A limb orthosis (brace) is a device intended for medical purposes that is worn on the upper or lower extremities to support, to correct, or to prevent deformities or to align body structures for functional improvement. Examples of limb orthoses include the following: A whole limb and joint brace, a hand splint, an elastic stocking, a knee cage, and a corrective shoe.
Shoes, Orthopedic, Rotation Correction definition: Orthopedic shoes designed to correct abnormal rotation of the feet, either pronation (i.e., by turning the feet outward) or supination (i.e., by turning the feet inward). These shoes may include wedges or friction disks attached to the soles and/or internal devices (e.g., inner heel wedges) intended for similar purposes. Rotation correction orthopedic shoes are intended mainly to correct foot position while gaiting in the treatment of diseases such as metatarsus varus and tibial torsion, especially in infants and toddlers.
Extrinsic Corrective Forces definition: Forces external to the patient that may include operator effort, effect of gravity, mechanical tables, etc.
Intrinsic Corrective Forces definition: Voluntary or involuntary forces from within the patient that assist in the manipulative treatment process.
Corrective Action Number definition: Number assigned to an action reported to FDA under 21 USC 260(f).