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elongation

 [e-long-ga´shun]
1. the act or process of increasing in length.
2. a radiographic distortion in which the image is longer than what is being x-rayed.

e·lon·ga·tion

(ē'lon-gā'shŭn),
1. The increase in the gauge length measured after fracture in tension within the gauge length, expressed in percentage of original gauge length.
2. The lengthening of a macromolecule, for example, in the synthesis of long-chain fatty acids or in the synthesis of a protein.

e·lon·ga·tion

(ē-long-gāshŭn)
radiology Radiographic distortion in which the image appears longer than it is; caused by insufficient vertical angulation.

e·lon·ga·tion

(ē-lawng-gāshŭn)
Stretching lengthwise or result of such action.
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In any case, it's interesting that during January, as George Gladfelter points out, Venus reached its geometric dichotomy two days after its greatest elongation east of the Sun.
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Shoot elongation and micropropagation: Protocorms developing from the germinated orchid seeds were isolated aseptically and transferred onto fresh culture vessels containing the same germinating medium.
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