lenticle


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lenticle

(ˈlɛntɪkəl)
n
(Geological Science) geology a lens-shaped layer of mineral or rock embedded in a matrix of different constitution
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Lenticular orebodies typically occur close to the oxidation front, extend 100-300 m along the redox front, and have thicknesses between 1.5 m and 3.2 m (occasionally 8.2 m depending on the scale of the host sandbody and oxidized lenticle).
So air injection for the third time took place, the lenticle was excellently in place, and then the lenticule was excellently in place (Figure 8).
KURZ Medical, Inc., now offers the Lenticle Cup Prosthesis (LCP), a new stapes prosthesis in a modified "bucket prosthesis" design for use in stapedotomy.