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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]

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]
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Because we have shown the influence of long-term exposure to low levels of FA in the olfactory neurons and in the Ca-binding proteins in the amygdala and piriform cortex, low-level FA exposure may stimulate olfactory and trigeminal pathways and result in an abnormal response of CNS signaling pathways.
Further flexible nasoendoscopy assessment in clinic was concerning and unhelpful in assessing the piriform fossa (right side--erythematous and oedematous), prompting a further general anaesthetic rigid laryngopharyngo-upper oesophagoscopy procedure to exclude a synchronous tumour.
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Cortex (a) Prelimbic + 3.20 43.2 [+ or -] 16.0 71.4 [+ or -] 17.0 (b)Infralimbic + 3.20 52.8 [+ or -] 18.0 86.3 [+ or -] 25.1 (c) Cingulate + 1.00 26.9 [+ or -] 6.2 31.5 [+ or -] 6.6 (d) Insular + 1.00 29.7 [+ or -] 4.4 103.0 [+ or -] 25.3 * (e) Piriform + 1.00 27.4 [+ or -] 4.6 33.5 [+ or -] 4.1 2.
24) fulvous, with numerous piriform gland spigots (pi) and the major ampullate gland spigots; PMS (Fig.
2F, G); first two abdominal chaetigers with three piriform, large subpodial papillae (Fig.
In the other taxa analyzed this muscle has only one belly, which is also piriform, elongated and flattened.
Like the LH IIIB deposits from Korakou and Nichoria, however, it has a considerably higher ratio of painted open to closed shapes in comparison to the deposits from Mycenae, which seem relatively rich in painted jugs, small stirrup jars, and piriform jars.
Neuropathology at the time of death in the nonsurviving fetus, which was exposed to infection at 24 weeks' gestation, showed brain atrophy with widespread dysplasia and focal destruction of spinal cord and piriform cells, among other abnormal findings.
It is immediately apparent from the tenrec's brain that it has very little neocortex and that olfaction is the dominant sense, judging from the large proportion of the brain that is devoted to the olfactory bulb and piriform (olfactory) cortex (see Figure 1).
The pseudomembrane covered the supraglottic structures, including the epiglottis, vallecula and piriform sinus, the postericoid region, and glottic inlet.