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rugal

(ˈruːɡəl)
adj
(Anatomy) anatomy having ridges or folds
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Gastric emptying time was defined as the absence of contrast material within the proventriculus and ventriculus on both fluoroscopic views or the presence of sufficient barium to highlight the rugal folds only.
The high incidence of sterility is due to block or changes in the tubal mucosa like adhesions between rugal folds, in which sperms are trapped or delayed.
Coercion, however, is too strong of a word for Ronald Rugal, president of B&R Sports, a PSG customer based in Detroit with 12 locations in Michigan and around Chicago.
But that isn't why Rugal is "pissed off" about the situation, he said.
With estrogen deficiency, as the epithelium of the vagina and vulva thins and loses its rugal folds, elasticity diminishes, and susceptible to injury, even with minor trauma, ensues (FIGURE 1).
Endoskopik ozellikleri; parlak ve kirmizi mukoza, mide duvarinda incelme, rugal kivrimlarin duzlesmesi ve kaybolmasidir.
Relaxation of circular muscles result in the flattening of mucosal folds which increases the mucosal area exposed to necrotizing agents and reduces the volume of gastric irritant on the rugal crest.
Often a reduction or absence of rugal folds and small mucosal elevations due to the presence of islands of intestinal metaplasia are seen.
Syphilis of the stomach can also occur, resulting in mu cosal erosions, rugal hypertrophy, or shallow ulcers.
Some investigators define the gastroesophageal junction as the proximal tips of the gastric rugal folds, whereas others use a histologic definition, namely the proximal extent of oxyntic mucosa.
Simmons and colleagues [22] used the longitudinal database of the Child Research Council of Denve to examine the anteroposterior stability of the medial rugal region.
Grossly, the mucosal surface of the antrum showed tan rugal folds with multiple areas of submucosal hemorrhage ranging in size from 0.