labyrinthus


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con·vo·lut·ed part of kid·ney lob·ule

proximal and distal convoluted tubules and the associated renal corpuscles supplied by branches of the interlobular arteries.

labyrinthus

/lab·y·rin·thus/ (lab″ĭ-rin´thus) pl. labyrin´thi   [L.] labyrinth.

labyrinthus

(1) Convoluted part of renal lobule; pars convolutalobuli corticalis renalis [NA]. 
(2) Labyrinth.

labyrinthus

(lab″ĭ-rin′thŭs) [L. labyrinthus, fr Gr. labyrinthos, maze, labyrinth]
A labyrinth.
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Labyrinthus C an edge of your seat thriller about a 14-year-old boy who must complete a sinister computer game that uses real children from his neighborhood as players; part of the newly launched Kids-a-lorus program and recently premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival 2014.
He identifies the volcanic region of Tharsis as the source region of the lava flows and from there initial lava tubes stretched to the edge of the Noctis Labyrinthus.
ORIGIN French labyrinthe or Latin labyrinthus from Greek laburinthos of unkn.
see also Guido Papa, Decisiones Guidonis Papae, Iurisconsulti Grationpolitani 319 (Lyon, Sumptibus Ioannis de Gabiano 1613); 1 Francisco Salgado de Somoza, Labyrinthus Creditorum concurrentium ad Litem per Debitorem Communem inter illos Causatam 558 (Venice, Apud Turrinum 1653) (standard authority of period).
Using actual terrain data based on NASA's digital maps of the planet, Mars Rover combines fly-throughs over more than 100 different areas of the ancient red Martian landscape with stops at Noctus Labyrinthus, Olympus Mons, Gangis Chasma and dozens of other sightseeing highlights.
The minerals were found inside two small depressions in a region of the planet known as Noctis Labyrinthus.
We discovered locations at Noctis Labyrinthus that show many kinds of minerals that formed by water activity," said lead author Catherine Weitz, senior scientist at the Planetary Science Institute.
Catherine Weitz, a senior scientist at the Tucson-based Planetary Science Institute, and her colleagues studied light-toned deposits (LTDs) within troughs of the Noctis Labyrinthus region in western Valles Marineris using data gathered by three Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) instruments.