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dome

(dōm),
Structure rising to a hemispheric center.
[Fr., fr. L. domus, house]
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dome

(dōm) [L domus, house]
A semicircular or balloon-shaped weakness in the wall of an aneurysm.
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"his domelike brown belly" and "his numerous legs".
neutral: ectoproct (male)--with versus without a long, slender "appendage" (apodeme) [21]; subgenitale (female)--sclerotized versus unsclerotized [21]; microtholi (domelike cuticular glands) on male abdomen present versus absent (see [4], also see Table 1).
It then is channeled into a monstrous 1.2 million gallon digester that is constantly stirred, after which the material goes into a domelike structure where the methane is extracted.
01:50-01:55 UT: Greenacre's attention was drawn to a reddish-orange colour that was forming over the domelike structure near the southwest side of the Cobra Head.
As the gas pressure builds, the containers' rubber tops expand like balloons and give the containers a domelike appearance.
As an indicator of early cone photoreceptor dysfunction, the authors also found the foveal bulge which indicates a domelike appearance of the IS/OS junction due to an elongated cone outer segment at the fovea [15].
At the Kill Site We spent the morning dodging huge domelike patties of bison dung roasting golden brown along the path, hiked across rollers of scrubland sage and crumbled escarpments, followed a single set of wolf tracks for hours.
Despite being in a cave, the tasting room offers a feeling of open space because of its large, domelike ceiling.
The outpouching form could be different depending on the form of lymph nodules, but most often it has domelike form.