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An adjectival descriptor for a periodically interrupted series of elongated structures with parallel lateral sides
Cardiovascular pathology Boxcar nuclei are typical of hypoxic myocytes, which follow ischaemic insults
Forensics Columns of intravascular blood, interrupted by air in the small blood vessels and capillaries of the brains in scuba divers dying of air embolism due to rapid ascent and intravascular expansion of gases
Microbiology ‘Boxcar’-like organisms are arranged in long parallel chains of bacteria in an end-to-end arrangement, which is characteristic of Clostridium perfringens, Bacillus anthracis
Mycology Arrangement of arthrospores of Geotrichum spp, Trichosporon spp and Coccidioides immitis (alternating bands of pigmentation frequently cause rudimentary bodies) arthroderma have also been described in Fusarium solani hyphae stained by safranin; Geotrichum spp have a hockey stick-like appearance
Ophthalmology A boxcar pattern occurs in vascular stasis with segmentation of the venous column—of blood in the retinal vein—after central retinal artery occlusion
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