nongranular


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nongranular

(ˌnɒnˈɡrænjʊlə)
adj
not consisting of granules
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Adj.1.nongranular - not having granules; "clear nongranular cytoplasm"
fine - of textures that are smooth to the touch or substances consisting of relatively small particles; "wood with a fine grain"; "fine powdery snow"; "fine rain"; "batiste is a cotton fabric with a fine weave"; "covered with a fine film of dust"
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C, Negative immunostaining for SDHA protein in the neoplastic chief cells appearing as a light, diffuse nongranular blush in contrast to the positive granular cytoplasmic staining both in the sustentacular cells and vascular endothelial cells, indicating an underlying SDHA mutation (hematoxylin-eosin, original magnification X400 [A]; brown chromogen, original magnification X400 [B and C]).
A similar study using polyp visibility scores showed that LCI improved the endoscopic visualization of nongranular colorectal lesions [26].
Accurate identification and classification of enteroendocrine cells became possible only after the introduction of immunohistochemical staining methods [19], which enabled the detection of biogenic amines and peptide hormones, not only in granular secretions but also in nongranular form [5] in the cytoplasm of enteroendocrine cells (Fig.
Subtypes of myoepitheliomas are classified by cell morphology: spindle (interlacing fascicles with a stroma-like appearance), plasmacytoid/hyaline (polygonal cells with eccentric nuclei and dense, nongranular or hyaline, abundant eosinophilic cytoplasm), epithelioid (nests or cords of round to polygonal cells, with centrally located nuclei and a variable amount of eosinophilic cytoplasm), and clear (polygonal cells with abundant optically clear cytoplasm, containing large amounts of glycogen but missing mucin or fat) [4].
Microscopically, buccal cells are recognized as comparatively increase in size, flat pancake-liked form, nongranular cytoplasm, centrally placed nucleus, and increase nucleus-cytoplasm proportion.53
As part of the relationship between hydraulic conductivity (k) and porosity ([phi]) the basic equations had also a review in terms of pore-space fractal geometry assumption [22], achieving good results for nongranular systems (fiber mats and vesicular rocks).
One hundred leukocytes, including granular (heterophils, eosinophils and basophils) and nongranular (lymphocytes and monocytes), were counted per slide for each bird.
Apoptosis is also measured for the first time in lobster hemocytes in higher proportion in nongranular hemocytes than in granular hemocytes.
Nongranular hemocytes have not been observed in Limulus, but the singly-pointed granular cells constituted ~1%-8% of the population in 10 animals examined, with a few doubly-pointed ones in some (Table 1).