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[Gr. pyramis, a pyramid]
1. A solid on the base with three or more triangular sides that meet at an apex. 2. Any part of the body resembling a pyramid. 3. A compact bundle of nerve fibers in the medulla oblongata. 4. The petrous portion of the temporal bone. 5. In athletic training or physical therapy, any exercise program that begins with a brief or lightly loaded effort, builds progressively to longer or more heavily loaded exercises, and then decreases progressively to its short or light phase.
Venes, Donald, editor. "Pyramid." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/731965/all/pyramid.
Pyramid. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/731965/all/pyramid. Accessed April 25, 2019.
Pyramid. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/731965/all/pyramid
Pyramid [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 April 25]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/731965/all/pyramid.
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