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piriform

 [pir´ĭ-form]
pear-shaped.

pir·i·form

(pir'i-fōrm, pī'rē-),
Pear-shaped.
Synonym(s): pyriform
[L. pirum, pear, + forma, form]

piriform

/pir·i·form/ (pir´ĭ-form) pear-shaped.

piriform

[pir′ifôrm]
Etymology: L, pirum, pear, forma
pear-shaped. Also spelled pyriform.

pir·i·form

(pir'i-fōrm)
Pear-shaped.
[L. pirum, pear, + forma, form]

pir·i·form

, pyriform (pir'i-fōrm)
Pear-shaped.
[L. pirum, pear, + forma, form]

piriform

pear-shaped.
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His primary complaint, however, was postoperative pain, which he described as a sharp electrical sensation along the left piriform aperture and sidewall that radiated to the nasal tip.
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Spinnerets: ALS with single major ampullate gland spigot, single large adjacent nubbin and many piriform gland spigots (Fig.
Within the cerebellum and piriform plexus, diffuse mild vacuolation of the grey and white matter was present along with mildly increased numbers of microglial cells.
This demonstrated that the large pedunculated necrotic mass was in fact, appearing to arise from the right piriform fossa and not the tonsil confirmed by rigid pharyngolaryngo-upper oesophagoscopy.
In preliminary results, "We're seeing activation of the piriform cortex," he said.
12) On axial computed tomography scans, nasolabial cysts appear as ovoid, well-circumscribed, extraosseous soft tissue lesions at the alar base and lateral to the piriform aperture (Figure 2).
Guy Saner, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, stated, “Locating the commercial sales operations in New York provides Piriform direct access to thousands of IT Professionals and efficient access to domestic and global target markets.
Oral cancers include those of the lip, tongue, mouth, throat and a region called the piriform sinus.
Microscopic findings included a granulomatous reaction indicated by lymphohistiocytic elements with large numbers of multinucleated Langhan-type giant cells and numerous isolated yeast-like organisms with a birefringent membrane isolated or in chains alternating with some piriform elements showing simple gemation (Figure 1, panels B, C).
Because the anterior piriform cortex of the brain would detect a decline in the levels of free limiting amino acids in plasma, release neurotransmitters to regulate ventromedial hypothalamus and then lead to a decrease in intake (Gietzen et al.
Structures examined included the caudate-putamen (CPu): central, dorsal, dorsomedial, and ventrolateral regions; cortex: cingulate, insular, and piriform regions; nucleus accumbens (nAcc): core and shell regions; lateral septal nucleus, ventral part (LSV); bed nucleus of the stria terminalis, lateral division, dorsal region (BNST); thalamus: paraventricular nucleus (PV) and dorsomedial; amygdala: basolateral nucleus (BNA), central nucleus (CEA), and medial nucleus (MNA); hippocampal formation: dentate gyrus, CA1 and CA3 regions; and the premammillary nucleus.