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spheroid

 [sfēr´oid]
a spherelike body.

sphe·roid

, spheroidal (sfē'royd, sfē-royd'ăl),
Shaped like a sphere.
[L. spheroideus]

spheroid

/sphe·roid/ (sfēr´oid) a spherelike body.

sphe·roid

, spheroidal (sfēr'oyd, sfēr-oyd'ăl)
Shaped like a sphere.
[L. spheroideus]

spheroid

a sphere-like body.

axonal s's
these appear in axons in the early stages of development of progressive axonopathy; the spheroids are eosinophilic, round or oval swellings containing degenerate organelles.
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Next step is the research of the conical curves on the locally and globally modelling differentiable manifolds of the Earth surface having differing curvatures, including the spheroid and triaxial ellipsoid.
Since D [less than or equal to] A, large major semiaxis of the section profile can only be observed if the corresponding spheroid major semiaxis is large.
Despite efforts by forensic scientists to disprove the uniqueness of GSR to firearms, research only has strengthened the position of naming spheroid Pb, Ba, and Sb particles as having come from a fired weapon.
It might seem easy to pick up a rolling spheroid or the chicken clucking innocently in one's goalmouth.
Two hypotheses have been proposed: 1) vascular damage with resultant blood--brain barrier breakdown and consequent ischaemia, resulting in oligodendroglial and axonal damage, including spheroid formation, and widespread loss of axons and myelin sheaths; and 2) abnormalities of systemic lipid metabolism, resulting in breakdown of the myelin sheaths.
I became a child of nature and a dedicated hunter of the air-driven, spheroid ball.
Remember the turnip's sweet spheroid, its little tail.
Arcus + Spheroid XS 002, 2007, stands out from the dense hanging of fifty small paintings on board and seventeen framed drawings that serves as the show's centerpiece; against a navy blue background, complex conglomerates of knitted lines and concentric ellipses are overlapped in copper and black layers to create a paradoxical union of the rational and the baroque.
Naturally, as CCCFC I would like to report a great City victory on Saturday as I did in 1927 - I still remember writing how "Ferguson slipped the leather spheroid beneath the Arsenal custodian's body".
In our case, a shape transition from spherical to oblate spheroid was observed at an Eotvos number around unity.
The trend of the spheroid shape transformation of the powders, with the increase of the reducing temperature, explains the lower values for the density increasing for the sintering process of the powder reduced at 1050[degrees]C compared with the powder reduced at 1000[degrees]C.