stereology

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ster·e·ol·o·gy

(ster'ē-ol'ŏ-jē),
A study of the three-dimensional aspects of a cell or microscopic structure.
[stereo- + G. logos, study]

stereology

(stĕr″ē-ŏl′ō-jē) [Gr. stereos, solid, + logos, word, reason]
The study of three-dimensional aspects of objects.
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Stereologically calculated volume densities of histological elements in benign prostatic hyperplasia and prostate carcinoma are consistent with morphological appearance of lesions.
Third, we assessed the skin biopsies taken in the middle and late postwounding periods, although it would have been beneficial to examine the skin biopsies of other groups of animals, stereologically, early on (e.g., on Day 4 or 5).
So the TV can be measured on CT scans stereologically for diagnosis, management and follow-up of thyroid diseases and for preoperative planning.
(1966): The mean volume of the rhabdomeres per unit volume of the rhabdomeric layer of the retina (Vv) was estimated stereologically by differential point counting (Weibel et al.
Based on the assumption that cardiac myocytes are shaped as cylinders, the myocyte diameter can be determined from the CSA (which is determined stereologically).
Mean myocyte diameter measured "manually" and estimated stereologically in plastic and paraffin sections.
First, the relative surface areas of different membrane compartments are estimated stereologically by counting intersections with random test lines.
b) Alterations of the trabecule of the alveolar bone, observed stereologically, and expressed by few and little calcified trabeculae, with an abundant medula.
In order to review these questions, the computer modeling was used to compare size distributions obtained stereologically with those possessed by three-dimensional model aggregates of grains with a specified shape and random size.
SUMMARY: The present study has the aim to describe morphologically, morphometrically and stereologically some changes in the tongue epithelium of rat fetuses under the effect of cyclosphosphamide.
SUMMARY: The objective of the present work was to characterize morphological, morphometrical and stereologically the hepatic alterations in rat fetuses, caused by the administration of albendazole during pregnancy.