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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]

diffuse

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

diffuse

[difyo̅o̅z′]
Etymology: L, diffundere, to spread out
becoming widely spread, such as through a membrane or fluid.

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]

diffuse

spread-out; non-compact, non-circumscribed

diffuse

1. not definitely limited or localized.
2. to pass through or to spread widely through a tissue or substance.

diffuse intravascular coagulation
see disseminated intravascular coagulation.
diffuse placentation
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Optimum trephine length in the assessment of bone marrow involvement in patients with diffuse large cell lymphoma.
In the UV, it seems plausible that the effect of the cloud blocking the diffuse sky radiance dominates, and it therefore appears darker than the background.
The remarkable diffuse, uniform grinding glass-like shadow is different from the nodular or patchy shadow of majority diffuse lung adenocarcinoma, but rarely reported.
Estrogen receptor staining showed a strong, diffuse staining pattern with many contiguous areas in ADH and low-grade DCIS.
However, they will be less likely to report being sexually active than youth with a diffuse identity style because normative youth are more risk averse.
A better understanding of this diffuse light, which acts as a record of the Luminous Universe, provides information about the first stars, shedding light on their formation and on the evolution of galaxies.
Therefore, it is rather important to develop method to estimate the global and diffuse solar radiation using climatological parameters because detail information about the availability of solar radiation on horizontal surface is very essential for the design and study of solar energy convention system.
If pollution control measures continue to increase atmospheric clarity, the boost in natural carbon sequestration provided by diffuse radiation will abate to near zero by the year 2100, the researchers note.
The thorax CT presentation of BAC includes a solitary peripheral nodule, lobar consolidation, multiple nodules or diffuse infiltrate involving one or more segments of the lungs [8].
Methods This is a retrospective study, which included the examination of 200 biopsy skin specimens from 199 patients with diffuse leprosy at different course of the disease.
Distal esophageal spasm (formerly known as diffuse esophageal spasm) affects only the smooth-muscle portion of the esophagus.
The sensors are available in three sensing modes: polarized reflective, diffuse reflective, and in a thru beam model.