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spheroidal

 [sfe-roi´dal]
resembling a sphere.

sphe·roid

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

sphe·roid

, spheroidal (sfēr'oyd, sfēr-oyd'ăl)
Shaped like a sphere.
[L. spheroideus]
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Suppose a solid spheroidal body, either prolate or oblate, which by physical means has an approximate conductivity [[sigma].sub.b] [right arrow] + [infinity] with respect to the surrounding homogeneous, isotropic, and nonmagnetic lossless medium of conductivity [sigma] [congruent to] 0.
curcas pollen was spheroidal with 61.6 [micro]m in diameter, inaperturate, highly sculptured with clavae aligned reticulately (hexa or polygonal) with a crotonoid process.
Caption: FIGURE 3: An isotropic cube containing randomly located spheroidal microvoids and circular microcracks.
On the other hand, by virtue of the previous analysis about the reduction rules to the spheroidal or to the spherical geometry, the manipulation of our main results for the electromagnetic fields [H.sup.s.sub.0], [H.sup.s.sub.2], [H.sup.s.sub.3], [E.sup.s.sub.1], and [E.sup.s.sub.3] in the domain [OMEGA] [equivalent to] V([R.sup.3]) - {[r.sub.0]} given in (58) is a straightforward task and leads to recovering the corresponding and already known results from the literature, described earlier in the Introduction section for a spheroidal [10] and a spherical [7] nonpenetrable scatterer.
In this study, pollen shapes determined as oblate spheroidal and prolate spheroidal.
Surface of real paraboloidal amplitude function [[psi].sub.1,2,0] = 1.46x[10.sup.13] [m.sup.-3/2], cut open to reveal the interior structure; the large torus (yellow) has a negative phase and the small torus (magenta) a positive phase; of the four spheroidal lobes, the largest (magenta) has a positive phase, and the smallest also of positive phase (magenta) is between two larger spheroidal lobes of negative phase.
Leong, Spheroidal wave functions in electromagnetic theory, Wiley-Interscience publication, 2001.
The pollen shape was found to be more or less circular to semi-circular and angular in polar view and angular, semi angular spheroidal, elliptic and oval in equatorial view in the species studied.
Evidence that SOS induction in the ?mreB, ?mreC, and ?mreD cells was not a secondary effect of their spheroidal shape came from study of a pbp2ts strain which, when grown under nonpermissive conditions, also undergoes a rod-to-sphere transition.
The Grocott-Gomori methenamine-silver nitrate stain will allow the visualisation of chains of darkly pigmented, spheroidal, yeast-like organisms.
More generally we will refer to our solutions as spheroidal or toroidal depending on their topology.