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An adjectival descriptor for a periodically interrupted series of elongated structures with parallel lateral sides
Cardiovascular pathology Boxcar nuclei are typical of hypoxic myocytes, which follow ischaemic insults
Forensics Columns of intravascular blood, interrupted by air in the small blood vessels and capillaries of the brains in scuba divers dying of air embolism due to rapid ascent and intravascular expansion of gases
Microbiology ‘Boxcar’-like organisms are arranged in long parallel chains of bacteria in an end-to-end arrangement, which is characteristic of Clostridium perfringens, Bacillus anthracis
Mycology Arrangement of arthrospores of Geotrichum spp, Trichosporon spp and Coccidioides immitis (alternating bands of pigmentation frequently cause rudimentary bodies) arthroderma have also been described in Fusarium solani hyphae stained by safranin; Geotrichum spp have a hockey stick-like appearance
Ophthalmology A boxcar pattern occurs in vascular stasis with segmentation of the venous column—of blood in the retinal vein—after central retinal artery occlusion
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The steel flat beds and steel box cars have wooden floors, and old style journal bearings.
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1,425 additional box cars for pulp and paper products.
Union Pacific is coordinating all relief material movements through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), including the movement and staging of 20 refrigerated box cars Union Pacific is donating, to support the relief effort.
Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, with branch offices throughout the United States and Canada, GE Capital Railcar owns and operates the most diverse fleet of rolling stock in the industry, a fleet that comprises covered hoppers, tank cars, box cars, coal cars and pressure tankers, as well as several varieties of specialty cars.
announced today that Union Pacific has increased its order of 64' Refrigerated Box cars to 1,500 units from the 500 units previously ordered.
The organization also offers racing for handicapped children in dual- seated soap box cars, enabling children to ride with an adult or teenager.
The Rail Group controls a fleet of more than 4,850 cars and locomotives in use throughout the United States and Canada, including box cars, coal cars, covered hoppers, gondolas, grain cars, and plastic pellet cars.