stereology

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ster·e·ol·o·gy

(ster'ē-ol'ŏ-jē),
A study of the three-dimensional aspects of a cell or microscopic structure.
[stereo- + G. logos, study]

stereology

(stĕr″ē-ŏl′ō-jē) [Gr. stereos, solid, + logos, word, reason]
The study of three-dimensional aspects of objects.
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In this research, we estimated before and after treatment the foot ulcer surface area stereologically using the regular point-counting grid method based on Cavalieri's principle [14-15].
1966): The mean volume of the rhabdomeres per unit volume of the rhabdomeric layer of the retina (Vv) was estimated stereologically by differential point counting (Weibel et al.
In a pilot study the mean diameter was measured "manually" (mean diameter was measured on cross-sections including a nuclear profile of the individual cardiac myocytes in histological sections at x1577) and estimated stereologically from the CSA in both plastic sections and paraffin sections immunostained for cadherin and type IV collagen.
Mean myocyte diameter measured "manually" and estimated stereologically in plastic and paraffin sections.
SUMMARY: The present study has the aim to describe morphologically, morphometrically and stereologically some changes in the tongue epithelium of rat fetuses under the effect of cyclosphosphamide.
First, the relative surface areas of different membrane compartments are estimated stereologically by counting intersections with random test lines.
SUMMARY: The objective of the present work was to characterize morphological, morphometrical and stereologically the hepatic alterations in rat fetuses, caused by the administration of albendazole during pregnancy.
In order to review these questions, the computer modeling was used to compare size distributions obtained stereologically with those possessed by three-dimensional model aggregates of grains with a specified shape and random size.