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spiral

 [spi´ral]
1. winding like the thread of a screw; called also helical.
2. a winding structure; see also coil and helix.
Curschmann's s's coiled fibrils of mucin sometimes found in the sputum of patients with asthma. See also Laënnec's pearls.

hel·i·cal

(hel'i-kăl),
1. Relating to a helix. Synonym(s): helicine (2)
2. Synonym(s): helicoid
[G. helix, a coil]

hel·i·cal

(hel'i-kăl)
1. Relating to a helix.
Synonym(s): helicine (2) .
2. Synonym(s): helicoid.
[G. helix, a coil]

helical

of or shaped like a HELIX.
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Next, we propose a matching network made of a single wire connected to the beginning of the helical conductor, as shown in Figure 1.
The BioMimics 3D helical centerline stent was designed to impart a helical shape to vessel morphology and thereby induce a laminar swirling flow that will elevate antirestenotic and atheroprotective wall shear (Figure 3).
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The Straight tube heat exchanger and helical coil heat exchanger are meshed using ANSYS Fluent 14.5.
The Antia-Buch flap represents a helical reconstruction technique that provides an excellent cosmetic result in a one-stage reconstruction that preserves the natural smooth, curled contour of the helical rim.
THE MODEL OF THE HELICAL STRUCTURE WITH INTERNAL ANISOTROPIC SHIELDS
According to a study 9 Percent -29 Percent of patients presenting with flank pain may have non-colic diagnosis at unenhanced helical CT.
A parallel Phase 1/2 study also enabled by the BioCardia Helical Infusion System.
Antenna is made up with coaxial supply line, metal ground, helical line radiator whose coil number is few and a loaded metal disk which is apart from the helical line.
The National Lung Screening Trial (NLST) reported a 20.3% reduction in lung cancer mortality among heavy smokers screened with low-dose helical computed tomography (CT), as compared with those given standard chest x-rays.
Scientists in Japan are working on the design of a fusion power plant based on data from their billion-dollar-class Large Helical Device (LHD).
Helical compression springs are used in a variety of products due to their simple configuration.