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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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Then the researchers injected the new cultured spheroid cells into one group of rats.
Hamielec, "A numerical study of viscous flow past a thin oblate spheroid at low and intermediate reynolds numbers," Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, vol.
The data published in these two papers [1, 11] and the general models for spheroid growth [10] are the basis for developing a more complex spheroid model that incorporates cell cycle dynamics.
The size of spheroids was measured to determine whether the cells treated with low-dose BPA grew faster than the cells treated with ethanol (controls).
Based on an improved, streamlined method for producing iPSCs, Pasca's team's cortex-like spheroids harbor healthier neurons supported by a more naturalistic network of supporting glial cells, resulting in more functional neural connections and circuitry.
Therefore, the exposure of the cells in the center of a spheroid to the test agents should not be a major factor in causing drug resistance.
The center of a chiral-coated conducting spheroid is located at origin O, and the major axis is along the z axis (axial case).
The downside with the prolate spheroids is that percolation will occur for smaller volume fraction than spheroid particles.
More precisely as the Earth's model an oblate spheroid is widely applied providing the base for the navigational computations.
On display were three Trees, several Closed-Form Vessels, a few fully enclosed Small Moon pieces, and one White Spheroid with Splashes.
If we consider a spheroid with two semiaxes of length a and one semiaxis of length c, then its planar section through the centre is an ellipse with semiaxes of lengths a and d, where min(a,c) [less than or equal to] d [less than or equal to] max(a,c).