What does grossly intact mean in medical terms?
Reviewed on 3/29/2021. Patent (adjective): Open, unobstructed, affording free passage. Thus, for example, the bowel may be patent (as opposed to obstructed).
: a branch of anatomy that deals with the macroscopic structure of tissues and organs.
Princeton’s WordNet. gross anatomy, macroscopic anatomynoun. the study of the structure of the body and its parts without the use of a microscope.
: of, relating to, or involving both nerves and blood vessels.
Patency is defined as the state of being open or unobstructed, or showing an infection of parasites. When your arteries are free from obstruction, this is an example of patency.
“When a study/exam is limited technically (chest x-ray with low lung volumes/patient rotation obscuring portions of the lung), then lungs are ‘grossly’ clear.” “When the term describes body parts that the exam is not designed for, however does include.”
Grossly aligned means muy alineado/a (as well in plural). In the little context you give, it could be referring to quite a few things as retina’s nucleus, even the whole eye can be said to be well/badly aligned. Hope this helps.
The term “grossly intact” usually means that a cranial nerve exam was not done, but the patient’s facial function is symmetric.
Unremarkable: Just what you think it means. Boring! Normal. Negative: Usually referring to a medical test. Generally means that the test did not find anything abnormal.
“Cognition grossly intact” Can say this when information from rest of history leaves examiner feeling confident of pt not having cognitive impairment.
Hi there. This simply means that all appears normal, but as they were not scanned in more detail then no more info can be provided.
Grossly intact” means that your breast implants, based on the ultrasound examination, seem to be fine. In other words, the ultrasound exam does not demonstrate any abnormalities of the breast implants.