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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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(9,10) Papillary UCs are characterized by exophytic, fingerlike protrusions on the mucosal surface.
Laboratory studies have shown that compounds in ashwagandha can regenerate neurites--the fingerlike projections that facilitate communication between nerve cells--(35,36) while also reconstructing damaged neurons.
This phenomenon was due to the decrease of fingerlike pore and the densification of membrane structure as shown in Fig.
The left ventricular diverticulum was dissected out to the umbilicus and delivered into the chest with gentle traction and revealed a fingerlike pouch contracting synchronously with the left ventricle (Figure 2 and Video 1).
Their multilocular structure, with fingerlike elongations, is a reason for possible tumor penetration into the surrounding tissue (14).
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.
Ciliary body is a choroid's dilatation, it has the aspect of a thick ring in fingerlike shape, pigmented, covering the sclera surface and containing pigmentary cells.
Based on our interdigitated electrode arrangement, the whole sensor was treated as a parallel combination of individual "fingerlike" electrode pairs.
When Ra = 1.25E4, the Rayleigh-Benard effect reduces the velocity difference, and the disturbance does not produce the fingerlike protrusions, but the amplitude of interface decreases gradually.