manchette

man·chette

(man-shet'),
A conic array of microtubules that invests the nucleus of a spermatid; believed to play a role in shaping the nucleus during spermiogenesis.
[Fr. cuff, dim. of manche, sleeve, fr. L. manicae; fr. manus, hand]

manchette

(măn-chĕt′) [Fr., a cuff]
A circular band consisting of microtubules around the caudal pole of developing sperm.

manchette

see caudal sheath.
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I could now see her dress in full daylight; a neat, simple mousseline-laine gown fitted her compact round shape to perfection--delicate little collar and manchettes of lace, trim Parisian brodequins showed her neck, wrists, and feet, to complete advantage; but how grave was her face as she came suddenly upon me
Adapted from a novel by Jean-Patrick Manchette, The Gunman is a gleefully violent action thriller, which seems to appeal to leading man Penn's outspoken political and social views.
FILMMAKERS Cast: Sean Penn, Idris Elba, Ray Winstone, Mark Rylance, Javier Bardem Directed By: Pierre Morel Written By: Don McPherson, Sean Penn, Pete Travis From the Novel By: Jean-Patrick Manchette Produced By: Sean Penn, Andrew Rona, Joel Silver, Ron Halpern Executive Produced By: Adrian Guerra, Peter McAleese Director of Photography: Flavio Martinez Labiano Production Designer: Andrew Laws Edited By: Frederic Thoraval Costume Designer: Jill Taylor Music By: Marco Beltrami
Based on the novel The Prone Gunman by Jean-Patrick Manchette, The Gunman is a slick action thriller about a man of violence, who discovers he cannot turn his back on the past.
Based on the novel e Prone Gunman by Jean-Patrick Manchette, e Gunman is a slick action thriller about a man of violence unable to turn his back on the past.
Elle etait auparavant connue du grand public quebecois et canadien pour certains de ses mandats qui ont fait la manchette, comme la defense des compagnies de tabac dans le recours collectif intente contre elles, ainsi que pour les audiences televisees de la Commission Bastarache, alors qu'elle etait l'avocate du gouvernement quebecois dans l'enquete sur les allegations a l'effet que le Ministre de la Justice du Quebec de l'epoque avait nomme des juges suite a des pressions politiques.
In mature spermatids, we observed a compact nucleus surrounded by a layer of manchette microtubules, and there were small spots of less electron-dense areas within the chromatin mass (Fig.
Le quotidien Al Ahram avait publie dans sa manchette d'hier lundi, cette information qui a ete dementi tard dans la nuit par le Procureur general lui-meme et le porte-parole militaire des Forces armees, le colonel Ahmed Mohamed Ali.
Le deroulement de la conference fit la manchette des grands journaux (La Presse, Le Devoir, The Montreal Gazette, The Montreal Star) presque a tous les jours.
The absence of a normal manchette in mice lacking MEIG1 totally disrupts the maturation process of sperm," said Dr Jerome F.
Some, concerned with describing the world where they lived--like Raymond Chandler or Dashiell Hammett once described the American city--turned, in the wake of Jean-Patrick Manchette, toward fictional noir.
In seguito, il giovane si appassiono del fantastico di Lovecraft, della fantasy di Tolkien, del noir di Manchette, ma anche degli scrittori francesi e russi dell'Ottocento, modelli letterari a cui i testi di Evangelisti si riferiscono in modo esplicito o meno.