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Relating to a sinusoid.


/si·nus·oi·dal/ (si″nŭ-soi´dal)
1. located in a sinusoid or affecting the circulation in the region of a sinusoid.
2. shaped like or pertaining to a sine wave.


Relating to a sinusoid.


(sī′nŭs-oyd) [″ + Gr. eidos, form, shape]
1. Resembling a sinus.
2. A large, permeable capillary, often lined with macrophages, found in organs such as the liver, spleen, bone marrow, and adrenal glands. Their permeability allows cells or large proteins to easily enter or leave the blood.
sinusoidal, adjective
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The parameters in the sinusoidal model were estimated using the maximum likelihood function described by Walters and Ludwig (1994), assuming residual errors are additive (Cruz-Vasquez et al.
Fluid flow and heat transfer in wavy sinusoidal channels (1st Report, numerical analysis of two dimensional laminar flow field), Nippon Kikai Gakkai Ronbunshu Bhen, Transactions of JSME, 53(487): 722-730.
These transition curves have been compared with the other curves used in highway (clothoid, sinusoidal and bloss) in terms of curvature change, shift of transition curve, lateral acceleration, tangential angle and superelevation.
Sinusoidal vertical-axis rotation testing continued to show normal gains and phases; the previous abnormal symmetry reverted to normal, and the previous finding at 0.
2 the three functioning variants of a simple frontal sinusoidal transmission with only one degree of freedom are presented.
A sinusoidal voltage reference is fed to the load model to generate an idealized load-current-reference.
Looking at the helical sinusoidal oscillation in the direction of the x-axis a sinusoidal arc presents itself as a narrower or wider loop.
Hepatic sinusoidal obstruction syndrome following hematopoeitic stem cell transplantation.
3] proposed a grading system of sinusoidal lesions according to their extent in the lobule (Figure 2): grade 1 corresponds to centrilobular involvement limited to one-third of the lobular surface; grade 2 corresponds to centrilobular involvement extending to two-thirds of the lobular surface; grade 3 corresponds to complete lobular involvement.
If the DC voltage is replaced with an AC sinusoidal voltage, and the AC sinusoid has a peak voltage equal to the DC voltage, then the resistor only throws off half as much heat because the instantaneous power across the load is not constant when a sign wave is applied.
The user has the option to use the internal sinusoidal oscillator set at 100 Hz or to use an external oscillator with frequencies from 50 to 2 KHz.