denudation


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denudation

 [de″nu-da´shun]
the stripping or laying bare of any part.

den·u·da·tion

(den'yū-dā'shŭn),
Depriving of a covering or protecting layer; the act of laying bare, as in the removal of the epithelium from a surface.
[L. de-nudo, to lay bare, fr. de, from, + nudus, naked]

den·u·da·tion

(dēnū-dāshŭn)
Depriving of a covering or protecting layer; the act of laying bare, as in the removal of the epithelium from an underlying surface.

den·u·da·tion

(dēnū-dāshŭn)
Depriving of a covering or protecting layer.
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Kierunki i intensywnosc denudacji na obszarze zlewni gornej Raduni w poznym wurmie i holocenie [Direction and Rate of Denudation in the Drainage Area of the Upper Radunia River in Late Wurm and Holocene].
Mucosal Denudation.--Mucosal denudation is defined as the removal or loss of surface epithelium in at least 1 tissue fragment.
The transection of ischemia-reperfusion (IR) insulted rats showed the presence of highly swollen renal tubules with epithelial denudation of basement membrane (arrow) and few necrotic tubules (B).
They were likley formed by the collapse of a void and upward stoping of materials towards the surface in conjuction with high rates of surface denudation. Thus most collapse sinks are likely the result of loss of ceiling support and collapse into pre-existing hypogene caves.
Microvascular denudation of the femoral artery of the mouse as a model for restenosis.
Vavrinova, 1946; Frejkova, 1960; Malkovsky, 1977; Grygar and Jelinek, 2003; Valigursky and Cech, 2003; Spacek et al., 2015); (2) updoming of adjacent crystalline regional units within the Upper Svratka Highland and the Drahany Highland (Hradek, 1982; Ivan, 1996); (3) regional marine transgression together with siliciclastic and carbonate deposition during Miocene/Lower Badenian stage (Cicha and Dornic, 1959; Svoboda, 1962); and (4) related strong differential denudation of Cretaceous and Miocene deposits from above uprising sub-areas whereas thicker sedimentary sequences have been preserved in intervening half-grabens (e.g.
The injuries exhibited as marked attenuation or thinning of epithelium or its total loss (denudation) [34].
The restenotic remodeling that takes place at ipsilateral carotid results from an inflammatory response to balloon rubbing that involves the immediate endothelial denudation and medial disruption, followed by the early intimal proliferation of vascular smooth muscle cells differentiated into the synthetic phenotype [35, 36].
In this process, the first step is represented by the acute alveolar epithelial injury with cell necrosis and denudation of the basal laminae.
Wildlife expert say mass urbanization, denudation of forests, encroachment of forestland, vanishing of buffer zones in the forests and extraction of medicinal plants are some of the reasons responsible for increasing conflict between humans and animals.
However, even a seemly obvious impact, such as denudation of weed cover, is hard to interpret in terms of its effect on fish populations when other factors, such as exceptionally low water level in the case of Kariba, are also in play."