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mee dee uhl

  • s  dividing an animal into right and left halves
  • s  relating to or situated in or extending toward the middle

  • That sort of impairment has convinced scientists that the medial temporal lobe and hippocampus are key in transforming short-term memories into permanent ones, and also that .
  • The medial meniscus, one of the two pads of cartilage that lie between the thigh and shinbone (see diagram), was torn and rolled back in a tight wad.
  • In Little League elbow, the piece of bone that rests at the end of the elbow (the medial epicondylar epiphysis) is pulled out of position by tendons and muscles and is sometimes .
News & Articles

  • Erik Kratz undergoes surgery on left knee, out 6-8 weeks
    From beat reporter Matt Gelb of the Philadelphia Inquirer comes word that Phillies catcher Erik Kratz underwent surgery on Wednesday afternoon to fix a medial meniscus tear in his left knee. He’s expected to need 6-8 weeks of rest and rehab, which plots his return for sometime near late July or early August. Kratz suffered…
    June 12, 2013 - NBC Sports: HardballTalk
  • Phillies Notes: Kratz needs surgery on left knee
    MINNEAPOLIS - An MRI examination Monday revealed a medial meniscus tear in Erik Kratz's left knee, an injury that will require surgery and could endanger the remainder of his season.
    June 11, 2013 - The Philadelphia Inquirer
  • Erik Kratz to undergo surgery for medial meniscus tear in knee
    Phillies catcher Erik Kratz was placed on the disabled list yesterday with a left knee injury and it turns out that he’ll have to miss an extended period of time. According to CSNPhilly.com, the Phillies announced today that Kratz underwent an MRI which showed a medial meniscus tear. He’ll undergo surgery on the knee, after…
    June 10, 2013 - NBC Sports: HardballTalk
Quotes

  • Sir Alex Ferguson in Times Online
    On Scholes, Ferguson added: "We do not know exactly how serious at this moment in time. It looks like medial ligament damage, which would be six to eight weeks - a bit of a blow."
  • Steve Bruce in TeleText
    Bruce told the Echo: "He's done his medial ligament. It's not good news, but it's the best we could have hoped."
  • Alan Curbishley in International Herald Tribune
    Dean has hurt his medial knee ligament,West Ham manager Alan Curbishley said. "You could see he was laboring and couldn't really run about. I would think he is very doubtful for England. He couldn't really run near the end so I imagine...

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