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onion skin

adjective A descriptive term referring to a pattern characterised by concentric laminations of differing radiologic or histologic densities, which has been fancifully likened to the skin of an onion.
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A: Histology shows a regressed germinal center surrounded by an expanded mantle zone ("onion skin").
For example, in the poem "Onion Skin," first published in Notebook 1967-68, the material qualities of the paper Lowell was using to draft it, his sensory experience of the typed text on this paper as well as of multiple versions of the poem stacked and showing through, became a subject of his poetic inquiry.
Compared with rival technologies that can be curved into a fixed shape but aren't completely pliable, Royole's displays are as thin as an onion skin and can be rolled tightly around a pen.
Four weeks later, he developed extensive lytic lesion of proximal femur metaphysis with onion skin periosteal reaction in diaphysis in spite of intravenous antibiotics.
Draw Back Your Bow is a square box with a pair of red-mesh onion bags torn open, empty save for a flake or two of onion skin, and fixed to the back of the frame with yellow tape.
The only published means of culturing Sommerstorffia relied on floating onion skin that served as both the substrate for Sommerstorffia attachment and the nutrient base for the rotifer culture (Karling 1952).
But they found that spray granulation was a good method for producing fish oil powder, protecting it from oxidation because of the onion skin structure of granules produced in this process.
Once I start peeling back the onion skin on these issues many of the cited reasons for lapses in procedural compliance included a lack of personnel, operational tempo, maintenance control pushing the work center to get the job done, or a lack of experience in leadership within the work center.
Nesting supports tool lead in/out, support tags for small parts and multiple depth parts where an "onion skin" is required.
An onion skin appearance of the nerve was seen in 1 (7.6%) case.