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polymorph

 [pol´e-morf]
a colloquial term for a polymorphonuclear leukocyte.

pol·y·morph

(pol'ē-mōrf),
Colloquial term for polymorphonuclear leukocyte.

polymorph

/poly·morph/ (pol´ĭ-morf) colloquial term for polymorphonuclear leukocyte.

polymorph

(pŏl′ē-môrf′)
n.
1. Biology One of the forms of a polymorphic organism.
2. Chemistry A specific crystalline form of a compound that can crystallize in different forms.
3. Immunology A polymorphonuclear leukocyte; a neutrophil.

polymorph

The common abbreviated term for polymorphonuclear (many-shaped nucleus) neutrophil leukocyte, the small phagocytic white cell of the immune system present in enormous numbers in the blood and the tissues. Polymorphs are amoeboid and highly motile scavengers of foreign material especially antigen-bearing bacteria and other antigenic material to which antibodies have been bound. See also POLYMORPHIC.

polymorph

a colloquial term for a polymorphonuclear leukocyte.
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4] polymorphs composing NPs corresponds to smallest free volumes associated with them.
Similarly, in the 20[degrees]C, there were aragonite, calcite and vaterite polymorph in the calcium carbonate precipitation.
This new monoclinic poly morph is diffe rent fro m the previous ly reported tetragonal and triclinic polymorphs.
Three commercial grades of calcite and aragonite crystalline polymorph PCC exhibiting rhombohedral, orthorhombic, and scalenohedral habits were used as pigments in various combinations with rhombohedral habit calcite GCC.
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Mainsoft Corporation, a provider of Microsoft SharePoint-Java EE interoperability software, and Polymorph Ltd, a UK-based IBM Premier Business Partner and Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, announced on Wednesday (10 December) the availability of SharePoint Integrator for Lotus Notes for the UK and Irish markets.
CommonTime have demonstrated excellent support facilities for technical resource whilst Polymorph were developing their first two technical projects, for B Braun Medical and Manchester Airport.
The calcite and aragonite are stable polymorphs and observed in nature, whereas the vaterite is a metastable polymorph and rarely seen in biologic systems (Weiner & Addadi 1997).
Secondly, a decrease in the [alpha] polymorph content and a corresponding increase in the [gamma] polymorph content occurs with increasing ethylene content, as shown by disappearance of the peak at ~18[degrees] and appearance of a peak at 19.
Melanophlogite, the tetragonal pseudocubic polymorph of Si[O.
3 (n=161) (n=234) Polymorph (%) (c) 52 (36,68) 46 (29,62) (n=178) (n=251) Leukaemoid reaction 8/152 (5%) 7/266 (3%) Hyponatraemia 81/179 (45%) 63/212 (30%) Hypernatraemia 17/179 (9%) 20/212 (9%) Hypokalaemia 84/179 (47%) 91/211 (43%) Hyperkalaemia 34/179 (19%) 29/211 (14%) Acidosis 141/170 (83%) 137/204 (67%) Alkalosis 5/170 (3%) 10/204 (5) High serum creatinine 52/88 (59%) 13/66 (20%) Presence of RBC in stool 77/129 (60%) 76/183 (42%) Stool pus cells >20 per high power field 48/129 (37%) 47/183 (26%) Features Odds 95% CI for p value ratio mean difference Haematocrit (%) (a) -- -2.