spongy layer


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spongy layer

The middle layer of the uterine endometrium; contains dilated portions of uterine glands. Synonym: stratum spongiosum
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The cariometric parameters of the placental spongy layer in rats from the control group and those treated with sodium cyclamate, as well as their statistical analysis, can be seen in Table III, where it can be observed that cariometric parameters of treated animals were diminished in a statistically significant manner in relation to controls, in values for major and mean diameters, perimeter, nuclear area, nuclear volume and volume/area ratio and eccentricity.
fibrous layer absent; sclerotesta verrucose; spongy layer absent.
Without a complex of tree branches to slowly drip down, a spongy layer to soak into, raindrops land on the side of a building or on a parking lot and stream straight to the gutter.
If you pull up a piece of the lawn and a soft, spongy layer resembling compressed peat is between the blade of grass and the roots, you have thatch.
Evidences of formation of 'peat' were also found in two excavation trenches, he said adding that peat is a spongy layer of botanical remains deposited over a long period of time.
The low calcium level for the Cobb strains reduced bone density, tibia weight and spongy layer thickness, demonstrating that this strains was more sensitive to a reduction in dietary calcium.