refractile


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refractile

(rɪˈfrækˌtaɪl)
adj
(General Physics) another word for refractive
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Adj.1.refractile - of or relating to or capable of refraction; "the refractive characteristics of the eye"
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Disparities in detection of granulocytes, particularly eosinophils, may relate to differences in color of the cells on digital and their refractile textures.
Histology identified refractile material of unknown significance (figure 7).
Hyaline, refractile, septate and branched hyphae were found in direct microscopy.
Embedded within serocellular crusts and present within the dermis were myriad, 7 to 20 [micro]m in diameter, round yeasts, with a pale eosinophilic center and a thin refractile wall, surrounded by a 2- to 3-[micro]m thick translucent capsule (Fig 4B).
The boring tooth in first-stage larva was previously identified in light microscopic studies as a refractile body (Moravec 1967; Appy and Dadswell 1983) and is presumably used to penetrate the gut wall and gain access to the body cavity and migrate into the muscle tissue of the mayfly.
The sporocyst residuum was a spheroidal or elongate mass of densely packed granules, and the sporozoites contained a conspicuous posterior refractile body.
albicans, presence of highly refractile, round or oval budding yeast cells on microscopic examination clinches the diagnosis.
Intrapapillary refractile bodies in optic nerve sheath meningioma.
Direct microscopic examination of the sputum specimen revealed broad-based budding yeast with refractile cell walls characteristic of Blastomyces.
length, 10 [micro]m) were surrounded by refractile oocyst walls and contained basophilic, ellipsoid sporozoites (Fig.
However, the black coloured material here was non polarisable (no refractile foreign material could be identified).
In some sections of the lucid and granular stratum, the keratinocytes are degenerated (balanoid degeneration) with pyknotic nuclei and eosinophilic and refractile intracytoplasmic inclusions.