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spheroid

 [sfēr´oid]
a spherelike body.

sphe·roid

, spheroidal (sfē'royd, sfē-royd'ăl),
Shaped like a sphere.
[L. spheroideus]

spheroid

/sphe·roid/ (sfēr´oid) a spherelike body.

sphe·roid

, spheroidal (sfēr'oyd, sfēr-oyd'ăl)
Shaped like a sphere.
[L. spheroideus]

spheroid

a sphere-like body.

axonal s's
these appear in axons in the early stages of development of progressive axonopathy; the spheroids are eosinophilic, round or oval swellings containing degenerate organelles.
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The flow of geodesics on the spheroid differs from the geodesics on the sphere.
Since one semiaxis can be recovered from central section, we condition on the knowledge of its length and we are interested in the other semiaxis length, that is, A for prolate spheroids, C for oblate spheroids and D for profiles.
The covariant metric tensor in the gravitational field of a homogeneous oblate spheroid in oblate spheroidal coordinates (n, <p) has been obtained [4, 5] as;
01 and 15 mL, combined with a mathematical modelling using a third-order fluid approximation, showed possible shape transitions: spheroids, dimples, cusps, torus, etc.
The larger spheroids tend to settle out long before they get into the water supply.
Where after, the short fibers are broken up and change to a spheroids with a little deformation at position C, located at the exit of the third kneading zone.
The oblate spheroids are bouncing all over the greenery, where God paints the scenery (though Rodgers and Hart did it first).
It would be entirely appropriate, because Wimbledon have got football by the spheroids now.
For example, looking into my fortunetelling spheroids now, I can tell you exactly what last week's winning Lottery numbers were.
This resulted in the formation of bone cell spheroids and microspicules-small bone fragments-within 24-48 hours.
A contortionist in a flesh-covered body stocking pops out of a giant spider and juggles five, then six balls, twisting his cantilevered physique into arachnid shapes before somehow trapping the spheroids on the nape of his neck.
When fully open, the valve allows passage of intelligent pigs, scrapers and spheroids.