Subspherical

Sub`spher´ic`al


a.1.Nearly spherical; having a figure resembling that of a sphere.
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They also contain a single spherical to subspherical sporocyst, without a Stieda body.
Ventral sucker subspherical, post-equatorial, 28-32 (29 [+ or -] 2) long and 30-34 (33 [+ or -] 2) wide, with 2-3 circles of hooks surrounding its opening.
The size and shape of the microfossils are determined by bacterial morphology, which includes rodlike bacteria, and isolated subspherical structures.
A total of 30 eggs from different clutches were measured, all of which were white, calcareous, subspherical, and adhesive.
Cells are subspherical or irregular- rounded, usually have individual gelatinous envelopes.
2001) that claim in Brazil the existence of kaolinites with relatively poor crystal order, with elongated, subspherical large aggregated and rounded forms as well as high stability.
Spermathecae 2, plus a rudimentary 3rd, and a sclerotized ring, subspherical to ovoid with short slender necks.
Peloids are subspherical structures (Riding 2000) formed by adhesion of crypto-microcrystalline carbonate on microorganisms (Fig.
During the late stationary growth phase or death phase, the gold NPs which were initially precipitated inside the cells were released into the bulk solution and formed suboctahedral to octahedral, subspherical to spherical aggregates resembling framboids, and ultimately millimeter-thick gold foil at longer experimental duration [148,149].
Individual cell sub- globose in priphery and square in center, grain 3 porate, prolate to subspherical contour of peripheral grain circular.
Within Cyclanthera, there is a tendency of having a grain with subspherical shape, and shapes varying from oblate spheroidal (Fig.