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diffuse

 
1. (dĭ-fūs´) not definitely limited or localized.
2. (dĭ-fūz´) to pass through or to spread widely through a tissue or substance.

dif·fuse

1. To disseminate; to spread about.
2. Disseminated; spread about; not restricted.
[L. dif-fundo, pp. -fusus, to pour in different directions]

dif·fuse

(di-fyūz, di-fyūs)
1. To disseminate; to spread about.
2. Disseminated; spread about; not restricted.
[L. dif-fundo, pp. -fusus, to pour in different directions]
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The presence of serum autoantibodies against various nuclear and cytoplasmic antigens has been described as a hallmark of SSC and has been referred to as the most evident expression of humoral dysfunction in these patients.5,6 Apart from having diagnostic value, these antibodies also help in classification of the disease into one of the two major subtypes and therapeutic response, thus having a prognostic value.7,8 This study aimed to identify the prevalence of the three major antibodies found in SSC and to correlate it with the limited and diffuse subsets of SSC.
Majority of patients with diffuse form of cancer had poor tumor tissue differentiation (p = 0.001), while patients with intestinal form of gastric cancer had mostly better tumor tissue differentiation (Table 1).
[15] developed all-sky beam, diffuse, and global models for ESRA (CEC of European Solar Radiation Atlas) and CIBSE (Chartered Institute of Building Services Engineer) Guide J.
Diffuse visceral pleural thickening/fibrosis and parietal pleural plaques are an exceptional finding in yellow nail syndrome.
The most common pattern of infiltration was recorded as diffuse observed in 33.3% of patients.
As regards patterns of lymphoma infiltration the commonest was diffuse infiltration with marked increase in b2m and LD2 levels followed by interstitial, paratrabecular and random patterns.
A pale area of myocardium involving the posterior and lateral walls of the left ventricle proved, on histology, to be composed of numerous sharply defined geographic areas of diffuse myocyte necrosis without fibrosis (Figure 2(a)).
1, showing the Rayleigh optical depth as a function of wavelength together with the fractional contribution of the diffuse radiation to the global horizontal irradiance (diffuse fraction) under cloud-free conditions.
Diffuse pulmonary effusion in the two lungs in imaging examination is very common.
Diffuse fatty infiltration of the thyroid tissue on gross inspection is called diffuse lipomatosis of thyroid.
For ER staining: 21 of 23 ADH cases (91%) and 10 of 10 DCIS cases (100%) showed diffuse staining, whereas none of the 32 UDH cases showed diffuse staining.