a.1.Of a linear shape.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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In serum samples from 50 patients with plaque disease and age-matched normal people, researchers found a higher level of linear-shaped cholesterol particles in the patients with unhealthy cholesterol levels (a mean of 18.3%) than in the normal control group (a mean of 11.1%), which had a higher level of globular-shaped particles in general.
But in addition to those and linear-shaped dunes, there are other types, including star-shaped dunes.
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