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fingerlike

(ˈfɪŋɡəˌlaɪk)
adj
resembling a finger
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Adj.1.fingerlike - resembling a finger; "digitate leaves of the horse chestnut"
fingered - having or resembling a finger or fingers; often used in combination; "the fingered roots of giant trees"; "rosy-fingered"; "three-fingered cartoon characters"
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This phenomenon was due to the decrease of fingerlike pore and the densification of membrane structure as shown in Fig.
The papillae are elongated, thin, and fingerlike, and are lined by uniform columnar cells with a smooth apical border.
Papillomas are benign epithelial tumors that grow outward in fingerlike projections in the nose.
The action and digestion of the rumen is carried out by smooth muscle contractions and the working action of papillae, tiny fingerlike projections on the inner wall of the rumen.
The liver cells in turn are covered with microvilli - fingerlike protrusions that "massively enlarge" the cell surface area in contact with blood, said Dr Markus Heim, a liver researcher at the University of Basel.
sup][14] The histopathological change of DDD is very characteristic, showing dilated follicular, fingerlike projections called rete ridges, with thinning of the suprapapillary plates, resulting in an “antler-like” pattern and increased pigmentation of the basal layer.
At baseline and over the duration of the study, the entire cohort revealed the absence of predominant fingerlike villi--an abnormal biopsy finding representative of EED--even though these adults were "healthy" and asymptomatic of intestinal infection (Kelly et al.
2[degrees]) (Table II); maxilla with obscure cardo bearing one prominent sensillum; stipes short, fingerlike, ventrolateral surface with two prominent sensilla, medial surface without sensilla; galea absent, maxillary palps, 1st with basal spinule and distal pore, 2nd with two prominent sensilla, 3rd with one prominent sensillum; labium, prementum small, trapezoidal, narrowest posteriorly, lateral margins distant from medial margins of maxillary stipes, three prominent distolateral hair-like sensilla near origin of each labial palp, two small basal spines, lateral spinules present; postlabium relatively short, broad based, separated from maxillary bases by two low but prominent protuberances, one small sensillum between each protuberance and stipes.
Gliomas are tumors that run fingerlike projections through the brain.
Suppression of Complex Fingerlike Patterns at the Interface Between Air and a Viscous Fluid by Elastic Membranes.
In addition to the aforementioned filamentation, the 15 June fluorescein experiment showed fingerlike structures stretching westward relative to the main patch (Fig.
wumingensis is distinguishable by small barbels, maxillo-mandibular barbels shorter than eye diameter; a long fingerlike lamina circularis; a sharp and nearly filamentous tip of the pectoral-fin ray in males; [L.