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water diffusion

The movement of water into and out of cells, e.g., cells of the central nervous system after a stroke. Decreases in water diffusion are found when brain cells have been deprived of blood and oxygen.
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The water diffusion characteristics of all specimens as derived from the NLLS fitting results and the calculated results are listed in Table 1.
In this paper, we show how water diffusion anisotropy and DTI, in combination with anatomical MR images, can be used to non-invasively visualize the vascular network in fruits and plants.
As the temperature increases, the water viscosity decreases, and since viscosity is a measurement of the fluid's resistance to flow, variations in this property imply that water diffusion alterations in the capillaries of porous media promote fluid movement inside the product.
In contrast, lipophilic drugs hinder water diffusion into the matrix and retard polymer degradation [44].
13]), such as water diffusion in glass, precipitation of secondary phases, and network hydrolysis.
A]/R, for water diffusion measured in this un-pigmented epoxy coating is 6100 [+ or -] 500 [K.
Though water diffusion may prove to be a better proxy for brain activity than is blood flow, diffusion MRI remains a circuitous measure.
Cerebral water diffusion in the group with lesser cognitive complaints was less than in those with MCI and greater than normal controls.
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The rate of water concentration increase in the sealant is due to the water diffusion reduced by water consumption.
2014), when temperature increases, water viscosity decreases and, since viscosity is a measurement of fluid resistance to flowing, variation in this property lead to alterations in water diffusion in the capillaries of pepper fruits.
In the first few hours after onset of ischemia, water diffusion decreases rapidly.