spherolith

spherolith

(sfē′rō-lĭth) [″ + lithos, stone]
A minute stone in the kidney of the newborn.
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DELTA]W is the full width at half maximum of crystallization peak, which describes the spherolith size distribution of the blends in the process of crystallization.
Under the condition without external force, the polymers tend to form spherolith in the process of melt crystallization.
Therefore, it can be inferred that the spherolith of HPP is small in amount and large in size.
60 mm; fanshaped spheroliths distinct or even partially fused; height/width ratio 2.
Burials have revealed beautifully abraded and polished spheroliths, or balls, made of quartz and other hard rock--some found in children's tombs--and ornaments and other objects that show no sign of use as tools.