sustentacular


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Related to sustentacular: seminal vesicle, spermatozoa

sus·ten·tac·u·lar

(sŭs'ten-tak'yū-lăr),
Relating to a sustentaculum; supporting.

sustentacular

(sŭs′tən-tăk′yə-lər, -tĕn-)
adj. Anatomy
Serving to support: sustentacular muscle fibers.

sustentacular

[sus′ten·tak′yo̅o̅·lər]
Etymology: L, sustentare, to support
pertaining to a support or serving to support.

sus·ten·tac·u·lar

(sŭs'ten-tak'yū-lăr)
Relating to a sustentaculum; supporting.

sustentacular

Supporting.

sustentacular

supporting; sustaining.

sustentacular cell
a supporting epithelial cell which lacks a specialist function.
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Sinonasal Paraganglioma (SP) is also a benign mimic of ONB which also exhibits a nesting pattern of tumor cells with positive neuroendocrine expression and surrounding S100 positive sustentacular cells.
The normal paraganglia consists of nests of chief cells (type1) and sustentacular cells (type 2).
On the other hand, expression was evaluated as "deficient" when there was a complete absence of granular cytoplasmic staining in tumor cells along with positive staining in the internal positive control cells, such as sustentacular or proper muscle cells of the urinary bladder.
These observations are consistent with those from studies performed on domestic dogs from a highly polluted city, which showed disrupted OSN and sustentacular cell layers, with an overall thinning of the OE (Calderon-Garciduenas et al.
In the reduction of fractured fragments, the sustentacular fragment should be reduced first with the help of a schanz pin, by applying traction and translation medially.
2E) presenta un area protuberante convexa, llamada faceta sustentacular, en la parte distal de esta faceta se ubica una hendidura profunda, denominada fosa sustentacular.
Flattened sustentacular cells can sometimes be highlighted in the periphery of the cell nests with S-100 protein.
There was close association with delicate capillaries and S100 positive sustentacular cells.
Rare S-100-positivc sustentacular cells were present, which confirmed the tissue diagnosis of pheochromocytoma (Fig.