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still lay·er

the layer of the bloodstream in the capillary vessels, next to the wall of the vessel, that flows slowly and transports the white blood cells along the layer wall, whereas in the center the flow is rapid and transports the red blood cells.

still lay·er

(stil lā'ĕr)
The layer of the bloodstream in the capillary vessels, next to the wall of the vessel, which flows slowly and transports the white blood cells along the layer wall, whereas in the center the flow is rapid and transports the red blood cells.
Synonym(s): Poiseuille space.

Poiseuille,

Jean Léonard Marie, French physiologist and physicist, 1797-1869.
poise - the unit of viscosity equal to 1 dyne-second per square centimeter and to 0.1 pascal-second.
Poiseuille equation
Poiseuille law - describes the volume flow rate of a liquid through a tube.
Poiseuille space - Synonym(s): still layer
Poiseuille viscosity coefficient - an expression of the viscosity as determined by the capillary tube method.
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5 ml (3)) that contained platelets and white blood cells (buffy coat), and the top layer contained platelet-poor plasma, lhe platelet-rich plasma layer was extracted just before application.
Radiation through an inhomogeneous reentry plasma layer," IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, Vol.
Hughes, "Electromagnetic wave propagation through an overdense magnetized collisional plasma layer," Journal of Applied Physics, Vol.
Additionally, 3M's Plasma Layer Coating provides a barrier to corrosive solutions.
2]Cr in the zone adjacent to the plasma layer (Figure 2, c) can be explained.
Be sure to dilute the buffy coat and plasma layer with sufficient isotonic saline for adequate cell morphology.
The top plasma layer was aspirated to within 1 mL to 2 mL of the mononuclear cell layer, and the white cell layer was subsequently transferred into a clear tube.
Before 1997, we routinely discarded the plasma layer of the density gradient, unaware of the fact that it could contain nucleic acids.
Coblation uses RF energy to excite the electrolytes in a conductive medium, such as saline, creating a precisely focused plasma layer.
Pertrin [16] studied the transmission of microwave through magnetoactive plasma layer via the Volume Integral Equation.
The bigger the plasma electron density is, the more the numbers of polarized electron, which implies that the plasma layer has a stronger absorbing ability.
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