amorphus


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a·mor·phus

(ă-mōr'fŭs),
A malformed fetus with rudimentary head, limbs, and heart.
[G. ā- priv. + morphē, form, shape]
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It is problable that amorphus calcium silicate plays an important role in the friction performance, as seen in the friction level, and the third body layer is actually generated but its stability -as that of the friction level- is poor.
Sin localidad precisa (Burt, 1926; Lemke, 1964a) Aleurodiscus amorphus (Pers.
There are types like myelacephalus, acephalus and amorphus.
In the first case, CT of the left hip with contrast revealed an amorphus calcified soft tissue mass with multicystic fluid levels located in the left proximal thigh Figure 1A, B and C (arrows) consistent with the clinical setting as above with tumoral calcinosis secundary to end stage renal disease.
The major differential diagnosis is fetus acardius amorphus.
Etymology: From Latin amorphus (shapeless), referring to the amorphous areae porosae.
In our study MRCP diagnosed 4 cases of chronic pancreatitis with dilated pancreatic duct and areas of signal voids in the duct which were calculi and amorphus calcium particles (seen on ERCP after sphincterotomy).