labyrinthus


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con·vo·lut·ed part of kid·ney lob·ule

proximal and distal convoluted tubules and the associated renal corpuscles supplied by branches of the interlobular arteries.
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labyrinthus

(1) Convoluted part of renal lobule; pars convolutalobuli corticalis renalis [NA]. 
(2) Labyrinth.
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labyrinthus

(lab″ĭ-rin′thŭs) [L. labyrinthus, fr Gr. labyrinthos, maze, labyrinth]
A labyrinth.
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The jarosite-bearing deposit observed here could indicate acidic aqueous conditions within a volcanic system in Noctis Labyrinthus. Above the light-toned jarosite deposit is a mantle of finely layered darker-toned material.
Froidmont, Libert, Labyrinthus sive de compositione continui, Anvers, 1631.
8), incluso en la misma Pompeya, en donde sobre una columna se esbozo este motivo, muy similar al mencionado de Pilos, junto a la inscripcion Labyrinthus. Hic habitat Minotaurus (Marec, 1962: 1094; Daszewski, 1977: 54, pl.
They occur in some of the most intriguing parts of the planet: Tithonius Lacus, which encompasses features now designated Tithonium Chasma and Noctis Labyrinthus, often brims with morning mists and ice fogs, while Edom Promontorium lies in Meridiani Planum, where NASA's Opportunity rover landed in January 2004.
The first Latin dictionary, compiled by a certain Nonius Marcellus in the f ourth century G.E., states that the meander pattern is "a kind of design similar to the labyrinth." (24) This link between the two motifs was known to Renaissance humanists; Erasmus, in his adage "Labyrinthus," refers to the Meander in terms that suggest the ornamental pattern.
." ; see also Guido Papa, Decisiones Guidonis Papae, Iurisconsulti Grationpolitani 319 (Lyon, Sumptibus Ioannis de Gabiano 1613); 1 Francisco Salgado de Somoza, Labyrinthus Creditorum concurrentium ad Litem per Debitorem Communem inter illos Causatam 558 (Venice, Apud Turrinum 1653) (standard authority of period).
The notion of the "labyrinth," the Baroque territory par excellence, has been traced back to Libertus Fromondus, Labyrinthus Sive de Compositione Continui (Antwerpen, 1631); see Hinske, 100-101, and Friedrich Kaulbach, Der philosophische Begriff der Bewegung.
He identifies the volcanic region of Tharsis as the source region of the lava flows and from there initial lava tubes stretched to the edge of the Noctis Labyrinthus. When the pressure from an eruption subsided, some of the tube ceilings collapsed, leading to the formation of a chain of almost circular holes, the 'pit chains'.