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si·nu·soid

 (sī′nə-soid′, -nyə-)
n.
1. Mathematics See sine curve.
2. Anatomy Any of the venous cavities through which blood passes in various glands and organs, such as the adrenal gland and the liver.

[Medieval Latin sinus, sine; see sine + -oid.]

si′nu·soi′dal (-soid′l) adj.
si′nu·soi′dal·ly adv.

sinusoid

(ˈsaɪnəˌsɔɪd)
n
1. (Anatomy) any of the irregular terminal blood vessels that replace capillaries in certain organs, such as the liver, heart, spleen, and pancreas
2. (Mathematics) another name for sine curve
adj
resembling a sinus
[C19: from French sinusoïde. See sinus, -oid]

si•nus•oid

(ˈsaɪ nəˌsɔɪd)

n.
a curve described by the equation y=a sin x, the ordinate being proportional to the sine of the abscissa.
[1815–25]
si`nus•oi′dal, adj.
si`nus•oi′dal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sinusoid - tiny endothelium-lined passages for blood in the tissue of an organ
passageway, passage - a path or channel or duct through or along which something may pass; "the nasal passages"
2.sinusoid - the curve of y=sin x
undulation, wave - an undulating curve
Translations
ontelomainensinikäyrätiehyt
sinuskurva

si·nu·soid

n. sinusoide, conducto diminuto que lleva sangre a los tejidos de un órgano;
a. rel. a un sinus.
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