spherule


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spher·ule

 (sfîr′o͞ol, -yo͞ol, sfĕr′-)
n.
A miniature sphere; a globule.

[Late Latin sphaerula, diminutive of Latin sphaera, ball; see sphere.]

spher′u·lar (sfîr′yə-lər, sfĕr′-) adj.

spherule

(ˈsfɛruːl)
n
a very small sphere or globule
[C17: from Late Latin sphaerula a little sphere]
ˈspherular adj

spher•ule

(ˈsfɛr ul, -yul, ˈsfɪər-)

n.
a small sphere or spherical body.
[1655–65]
spher′u•lar (-yʊ lər) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.spherule - a small sphere
globe, orb, ball - an object with a spherical shape; "a ball of fire"
Translations

spher·ule

n. esfera diminuta.
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Based on direct datings, the age of the Kaali impact is undoubtedly older than 3500 years BP and, according to our spherule studies, can be placed to some 7600 years BP.
The process starts by tailor-making a porous spherule of PP in a reaction process similar to Himont's Catalloy technology, then grafting various monomers.
The connective tissue of the rudiment is invaded by masses of various free cells (amoebocytes, spherule cells, and presumptive fibroblasts), which are particularly abundant just underneath the dedifferentiated coelomic epithelium, in the ventral surface of the rudiment (Fig.
Detection of coccidioidal antibodies by 33-kDa spherule antigen, coccidioides EIA, and standard serologic tests in sera from patients evaluated for coccidioidomycosis.
Spherule division produces multiple endospores that, on release, will mature in situ into additional spherules or will be reintroduced into the environment to begin the cycle again.
As the reaction continued at a constant temperature of 270[degrees]C, the liquid PEN spherule gradually became smaller, before totally dissolving in the subcritical water to form a homogeneous solution after 10 min.
4) Repeated cycles of endospore release and spherule formation result in a granulocytic response.
The spherule expands in a four-day period and, by means of cellular division, it produces endospores that are liberated when the spherule breaks, with approximately 800 endospores by spherule (6).
Coccidioides immitis (Fig 3) was seen as spherule containing multiple endospores.
In addition, samples from polluted sites as site 1, site 9 and site 5 exhibit agglomerates of micro sized and small particles and a predominance spherule and a variety of shapes.
Upon microscopy, spherule with endospores is a pathognomonic finding.
2000), which distinguishes 4 categories: phagocytes, vibratile cells, red spherule cells, and colorless spherule cells.