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dome

(dōm),
Structure rising to a hemispheric center.
[Fr., fr. L. domus, house]

dome

(dōm) [L domus, house]
A semicircular or balloon-shaped weakness in the wall of an aneurysm.
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01:50-01:55 UT: Greenacre's attention was drawn to a reddish-orange colour that was forming over the domelike structure near the southwest side of the Cobra Head.
As the gas pressure builds, the containers' rubber tops expand like balloons and give the containers a domelike appearance.
But the most impressive object here is the Matrimandir, a domelike golden structure in the middle of the village with noting inside but a thin piercing ray of sun that wakes up one to one's consciousness of the powerful divine.
At the Kill Site We spent the morning dodging huge domelike patties of bison dung roasting golden brown along the path, hiked across rollers of scrubland sage and crumbled escarpments, followed a single set of wolf tracks for hours.
Despite being in a cave, the tasting room offers a feeling of open space because of its large, domelike ceiling.
The outpouching form could be different depending on the form of lymph nodules, but most often it has domelike form.
A barium swallow study sometimes reveals the cupola sign, which refers to the domelike appearance of the intraluminal filling defect from the lesion.
The Devon Island ice cap has a relatively simple domelike shape, with a maximum elevation of 1921 m asl.
Their most distinctive feature is a high, domelike skull formed by a thick mass of solid bone grown over the tiny brain.