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structure

 [struk´cher]
the components and their manner of arrangement in constituting a whole.
family structure the way in which a family is organized according to roles, rules, power, and hierarchies.

struc·ture

(strŭk'chūr),
1. The arrangement of the details of a part; the manner of formation of a part.
2. A tissue or formation made up of different but related parts.
3. chemistry the specific connections of the atoms in a given molecule.
Synonym(s): structura
[L. structura, fr. struo, pp. structus, to build]

structure

(strŭk′chər)
n.
Biology
a. The arrangement or formation of the tissues, organs, or other parts of an organism.
b. An organ or other part of an organism.

structure

Vox populi The appearance of a thing. See Age structure, Bile duct structure, Cloverleaf structure, Pharyngeal structure, Sleep structure, Wolffian duct structure.

struc·ture

(strŭk'shŭr)
1. The arrangement of the details of a part; the manner of formation of a part.
2. A tissue or formation made up of different but related parts.
3. chemistry The configuration and interconnections of the atoms in a given molecule.
Synonym(s): structura.
[L. structura, fr. struo, pp. structus, to build]

struc·ture

(strŭk'shŭr)
1. Arrangement of the details of a part; the manner of formation of a part.
2. A tissue or formation made up of different but related parts.
3. In chemistry, the specific connections of the atoms in a given molecule.
[L. structura, fr. struo, pp. structus, to build]
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Exposure to PC[B.sub.3] or PC[B.sub.5] did not significantly alter the percentage of females and the histologic structure of ovaries, but they induced feminized testes in gross morphology and in histologic structure.
In fact, an identical histologic structure can be observed in adenocarcinomas of the gastrointestinal tract, breast, lung, ovary, and pancreas.[20] Therefore, before making a diagnosis of sweat gland mucinous carcinoma, a complete investigation excluding a metastasis from a visceral cancer is necessary.[7-8,20]
Chronic obstructive pancreatitis is observed secondary to slow-growing pancreatic carcinomas, ampullary carcinomas, odditis, and pancreatic duct scars[5] and shows a different histologic structure from that of chronic alcoholic pancreatitis.