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pyramidal

 [pĭ-ram´ĭ-dal]
shaped like a pyramid.

py·ram·i·dal

(pi-ram'i-dăl),
1. Of the shape of a pyramid.
2. Relating to any anatomic structure referred to as a pyramid.

pyramidal

/py·ram·i·dal/ (pĭ-ram´ĭ-d'l)
1. shaped like a pyramid.
2. pertaining to the pyramidal tract.

pyramidal

[piram′idəl]
Etymology: Gk, pyramis
pertaining to the shape of a pyramid.

py·ram·i·dal

(pir-am'i-dăl)
1. Of the shape of a pyramid.
2. Relating to any anatomic structure called a pyramid.

py·ram·i·dal

(pir-am'i-dăl)
1. Of the shape of a pyramid.
2. Relating to any anatomic structure called a pyramid.

pyramidal

shaped like a pyramid.

pyramidal disease
abnormal growth of the wall of the hoof in the horse in which the vertical midline of the front of the hoof bulges, causing lameness. Caused by fracture of the extensor process of the third phalanx or by low ringbone.
pyramidal nervous system
pyramidal-shaped nerve cells in the cerebral cortex and their efferent neurons to skeletal muscles.
pyramidal tracts
collections of motor nerve fibers arising in the brain and passing down through the spinal cord to motor cells in the ventral horns.
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A statistically significant correlation was obtained between the course of the disease and pyramidal neurological lateralization, where the strong, positive correlation rho = 0.
Antoine Bovis, who visited the Great Pyramid during the 1930s, saw mummified remains of dead animals that had wandered into the pyramid, and advanced the notion that pyramidal forms aided the drying and mummification process.
However, in the 200 mg/kg OJE-ischemia-group, abundant CV-positive pyramidal cells were observed in the stratum pyramidale of the CA1 region 5 days after ischemia-reperfusion [Figure 1]D and d.
Red Beauty is a narrow, pyramidal and conical form--6 feet tall by 3 feet wide--that produces sparkling red fruit with spiny, glossy, dark green leaves.
Schaeffer's sign is an extensor plantar reflex occurring while squeezing the Achillian tendon; Oppenheim's sign can be obtained by scratching downward the medial side of the tibia; Gordon's sign comes from squeezing the muscles in the calf; all of the three signs result in the dorsiflexion of the big toe in pyramidal tract dysfunctions (PTD).
In this paper we compare Japan's pre-war experience with contemporary pyramidal business groups in China, South Korea and other countries in Asia.
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They found a site rich with buildings, plazas and pyramidal structures, with the tallest one measuring more than 75 feet.
The pyramidal motor system controls all of body's voluntary movements.
Many shapes have been used in the design of the absorbers, including pyramidal [27], wedge shapes [28]; oblique, hexagonal shapes [29]; twisted, convoluted, flat shapes [30]; and multi-layer flat shapes [31].