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 (sī′nə-soid′, -nyə-)
1. Mathematics See sine curve.
2. Anatomy Any of the venous cavities through which blood passes in various glands and organs, such as the adrenal gland and the liver.

[Medieval Latin sinus, sine; see sine + -oid.]

si′nu·soi′dal (-soid′l) adj.
si′nu·soi′dal·ly adv.
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Adv.1.sinusoidally - in a sinusoidal manner
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study numerically localized oscillations in finite mass-spring chains driven sinusoidally at one end with the other end fixed.
2-D Gabor filters (Fogel and Sagi, 1989), which are sinusoidally modulated Gaussian functions, have been used to further enhance the blood vessels in the contrast enhanced images.
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1] have studied the behavior of no-Newtonian fluid flow through a straight rigid tube of circular cross section under the action of sinusoidally oscillating pressure gradient about a non-zero mean.
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