platelike


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platelike

(ˈpleɪtˌlaɪk)
adj
resembling a plate
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Adj.1.platelike - as the hard flattened scales of e.g. sharks
planar, two-dimensional - involving two dimensions
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Tumor of the follicular infundibulum displaying platelike growth in the superficial dermis, with numerous connections to the overlying epidermis (hematoxylin-eosin, original magnification X100).
It occurs about 2 km above the melting layer in the temperature range (-10[degrees] to -15[degrees]C) in which platelike crystals, including branched crystals such as dendrites, are expected (Houze 2014, chapter 6; Kennedy and Rutledge 2011; Schneebeli et al.
103,104) The crystal structure of the N-terminal CagA region predicts a square platelike shape with approximate dimensions of 110 x 80 x 55 [[Angstrom].
This genus comprises flattened, free-living, platelike, more or less rectangular colonies that have one layer of cells, arranged loosely or densely in perpendicular rows and enveloped by fine, colorless, usually indistinct mucilage.
Likewise, nanoscale particles, especially layered silicates, can effectively augment the barrier property of a polymer by increasing path tortuosity when suitably dispersed in a polymer matrix [10-14], as their small platelike structure is of very high aspect ratio.
The monster frog, Beelzebufo ampinga, lived during the Cretaceous Period in what is now Africa, and sported spiky flanges protruding from the back of its skull and platelike armour down its back, almost like a turtle shell, CBS News reported.
6-7] is another viable option and would be the preferred form of microscopy for platelike materials or those that tend to orient themselves on surfaces with their minimal dimension oriented upward.
Base platelike, with denticle-like serrations, central-most largest (Figs.
Scientists have known for more than 75 years that, at conditions typically found in snowflake-producing clouds, ice crystals follow a standard pattern of growth: near -2[degrees]C, they grow into thin, platelike forms; near -5[degrees], they create slender columns and needles; near -15[degrees], they become really thin plates; and at below -30[degrees], they are back to columns.
Holford, "Acoustic emission source location in platelike structures using a closely arranged triangular sensor array" J.
Reflux of contrast medium into the inferior vena cava, convex leftward bowing of the interventricular septum, pleural and/or pericardial effusion, and pulmonary findings, including pulmonary consolidation, infarct, platelike atelectasis etc were recorded11.
Clinical manifestations of acquired ichthyosis include symmetric scaling, which ranges in severity from minor roughness and dryness to dramatic desquamation of platelike scales.