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spheroid

 [sfēr´oid]
a spherelike body.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

sphe·roid

, spheroidal (sfē'royd, sfē-royd'ăl),
Shaped like a sphere.
[L. spheroideus]
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sphe·roid

, spheroidal (sfēr'oyd, sfēr-oyd'ăl)
Shaped like a sphere.
[L. spheroideus]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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In the framework of GLMT, the general location information is statistic by the Monte Carlo statistical estimate method, and the scattering cross sections of spheroid particles including the feldspar, quartz, and red clay are calculated.
In the limit as [tau] [right arrow] [1.sup.+] the prolate spheroid degenerates to the standard focal segment [L.sub.0] = {(t, 0, 0) : t [member of] [-c, c], c > 0}, while as [tau] [right arrow] +[infinity] it approaches a sphere located at infinity.
Chang, "Recent advances in three-dimensional multicellular spheroid culture for biomedical research," Biotechnology Journal, vol.
They cultured lung spheroid cells from these tiny tissue samples until there were tens of millions to be delivered therapeutically.
It is clear that a prolate spheroid can be considered as the union of two TPSs and that is the idea we will use to present an example that shows the validity of (8), based on the result given by (3).
The depth of a spheroid was evaluated by measuring the travel of the micromanipulator knob when the pipette was focused at the top and then at the bottom of the spheroid.
In conclusion, SC-like cells induced from the nestin-expressing spheroids of adipose tissue express most markers of immature SCs but their cell fates in the sciatic nerve injury are more plastic than naive ones.
The proliferation of the cells was examined by the CellTiter-Glo[sup][R] (CTG) assay (Promega, Wisconsin, USA) according to the modified manufacturer's instructions for tumor spheroids after an incubation period for 24 h at 37[degrees]C and 5% CO [sub]2 .
Wu, "The three-dimensional fundamental solution to Stokes flow in the oblate spheroidal coordinates with applications to multiples spheroid problems," Applied Mathematics and Mechanics, vol.
To test whether c-Myc is required for BPA-induced spheroid proliferation, c-Myc knockdown MCF10A cells and control cells were treated with EtOH or BPA and the levels of spheroid proliferation were determined.
This second difficulty is overcome by assuming that the body can be well approximated with an appropriately chosen spheroid.
Our work has shown that the culture surfaces made using positively charged elastin-like polypeptidepolyethyleneimine (ELP-PEI) conjugates induced H35 rat hepatoma [1] as well as Swiss 3T3-L1 mouse fibroblast (CL-173) [2] spheroid formation.