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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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Rosendo Ruvalcaba is a shoe-in for the role of Manuel; his performance is vibrant, energetic and comical; he also adds vim and vigor to the boxcar quintet.
In Whispers': When one began/to speak in whispers/Ever so quietly/To shut the windows in summertime/So as not to heart the cries/Or the body being tortured/When one found it easy/To inform on a young neighbor/For subversive activities/And to turn away/Upon seeing him depart/In the boxcar of certain death//When the river filled with bodies/And people described them as thirsty animals/When the language of newspapers obfuscated/And people did not demand the truth/Then/And only Then/We became cowards
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