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cyl·in·der (cyl., C),

(sil'in-der),
1.
2. A cylindric or rodlike renal cast.
3. A cylindric metal container for gases stored under high pressure.
[G. kylindros, a roll]

cylinder

/cyl·in·der/ (sil´in-der)
1. a solid body shaped like a column.cylin´drical

axis cylinder  axon (1).

cylinder

a solid body having a circular transverse section. Exceptions include hollow gas cylinders, crossed cylinders used to measure astigmatism, and terminal cylinders of sensory nerve fibers.

cyl·in·der

(C) (sil'in-dĕr)
2. A cylindric or rodlike renal cast.
3. A cylindric metal container for gases stored under high pressure.
[G. kylindros, a roll]
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