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whorled

(wŏrld),
Marked by or arranged in whorls.
See also: vorticose, turbinate, convoluted, verticillate.

whorl·ed

(wŏrld)
Marked by or arranged in whorls.
See also: turbinate, verticillate
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Cut Section of Tumour Showing Firm Whorled Muscle Mass
(4,5) Grossly, perineuriomas have a characteristic focally whorled growth pattern, and histologically, elongated and thin spindle cells can be seen.
(9) The findings of darker fibrous appearing signal on T2-weighted MRI in a whorled pattern and the lack of ascites or omental caking favors DPL as the most likely diagnosis especially when a patient has a coexisting fibroid uterus or has undergone a hysterectomy for a leiomyomatous uterus.
The soma is located outside of the pigment sheath, through which it projects a narrow cytoplasmic channel that expands into a sensory chamber filled with whorled lamellae produced by sensory cilia (Fig.
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The neoplastic cells are usually arranged in fascicular, somewhat syncytial sheets, with whorled or storiform patterns in some areas, sometimes reminiscent of meningioma, (2,5) often with intermixed, small lymphocytes (4) (Figure 3).
The cells formed interlacing bundles assuming often a concentric or whorled appearance.
Microscopically, the tumor is composed of spindle-shaped epithelial cells that form sheets, strands, or whorled masses of cells in a scant fibrous stroma.
In winter its distinctive whorled seedheads look enchanting, especially when individually capped following heavy snowfall.
* Whorled milkweed--grows in prairies and open areas and has a white flower
The tumor cells infiltrate the interstices of bone and are arranged in a meningothelial to whorled architecture.
Restored by Christie's, with its tightly whorled curls, soulful expression, and finely cast griffin on the top, the Crosby Garrett Helmet was, in the words of Georgiana Aitken, head of antiquities at Christie's London, 'an exceptional object--an extraordinary and haunting face from the past'.