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polymorphic

 [pol″e-mor´fik]
occurring in several or many forms; appearing in different forms in different developmental stages.
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pol·y·mor·phic

(pol'ē-mōr'fik),
Occurring in more than one form.
[G. polymorphos, multiform]
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pol·y·mor·phic

(pol'ē-mōr'fik)
Occurring in more than one form.
Synonym(s): multiform, pleomorphic (1) , pleomorphous, polymorphous.
[G. polymorphos, multiform]
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Inclusion criteria: All specimens of adenoid cystic carcinoma and polymorphous low grade carcinoma of salivary gland detected by immunohistochemistry, and routine histopathology irrespective of age of patient, histological type and grade of the tumor, were included.
Meaudre, "Properties of a new a-Si:H-like material: hydrogenated polymorphous silicon," Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, vol.
The CA is the only identified tumour with pure luminal cell differentiation.8 Histologically CAs are composed of isomorphic columns of columnar and cuboidal cells with small cystic spaces with or without connective tissue capsule.4-7The BCA consisted of cords, neoplastic cells which were demarcated from surrounding stroma by a peripheral row of cells showing prominent nuclear palisading.5 Immunohistochemical analysis is an important point to differentiate the CA from other salivary gland neoplasms such as polymorphous low-grade adenocarcinoma (PLGA) and BCA.3,6 Immunohistochemical profiles of CA and BCA\'s are also different.
Polymorphous locus amplification with the usage of polymerase chain reaction was performed in a programmable thermal cycler of "Applied Bio-systems" (USA), there were further breakdown of DNA fragments with restriction endonuclease under the conditions recommended by the firm-producer.
For determination of necessary temperature conditions of hot deformation, temperature of polymorphous transformation was established, which equaled 1025 [degrees]C.
This new addition to the existing La RochePosay Anthelios franchise features SPF 40 sunscreen for the face and body and has been specifically tested for safety on those with the photosensitive skin disorder Polymorphous Light Eruption (PMLE).
Throughout these essays, the polysemous nature of Caravaggio's realism is met by sober and exciting ways to understand the polymorphous nature of his clients and patrons.
Intended as an experimental microcosm of the outside urban maze, at whose heart also sits a 24/7 drop-in "Dream House," here new hybrid technologies, border crossings, ethnic and religious differences, urban rebellion, and even polymorphous love are allowed to run free, bumping into each other and inevitably merging.
It is transgressive, polymorphous, floating between the unfixed and the more unfixed.

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