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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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In April, on heavy ground, Box Car was second to handicap `good thing' Samsaam over almost a mile and a half, then he was just outstayed over the same trip by River Bann in another competitive handicap.
The team visited Koko yesterday, setting up shop at her quarters, which look like a remodelled box car.
IN A rare example of a father and son riding in the same jumps race, 41-year-old Bill Worthington, will partner Box Car in the Maureen O'Connell & Fighting Cock, Sheffield Annual Selling Handicap Hurdle, while his son, 18-year-old Bill Worthington, a 7lbs claiming amateur, will be on board Africa.
River Bann is improving with experience and can confirm Windsor superiority over Box Car with a win in the Intalogik Handicap (3.
near Ypres in Novermber, 1915: A box car next to a field hospital operating room .
TM)] cars that include a Box Car, Low-Sided Gondola, Flat Car, two Hopper Cars, and a Passenger Car.
Next door in the corner classroom of the Science Factory, Taylor Thomas, 10, was applying compact discs as wheels for her nonmotorized juice box car.
Unfortunately there are too many `ifs' and `buts' to be confident about the race, particularly since live contenders Master George and Box Car have shown their good recent form on soft ground.
About Macbeth: Macbeth Footwear was co-founded in 2002 by platinum-selling musician Tom DeLonge, known for fronting such acts as Blink-182, Box Car Racer, and Angels & Airwaves.
As the unlikely team works to complete the Soap Box car and train for the upcoming Derby, they learn that life isn't about the starting line or checkered flag-it's about the journey of faith and courage in between.
JUNCTION CITY - A locomotive crewman suffered minor injuries Monday night when a freight train collided with a box car on a siding and derailed about one mile south of Junction City.