spherule


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spher·ule

 (sfîr′o͞ol, -yo͞ol, sfĕr′-)
n.
A miniature sphere; a globule.

[Late Latin sphaerula, diminutive of Latin sphaera, ball; see sphere.]

spher′u·lar (sfîr′yə-lər, sfĕr′-) adj.

spherule

(ˈsfɛruːl)
n
a very small sphere or globule
[C17: from Late Latin sphaerula a little sphere]
ˈspherular adj

spher•ule

(ˈsfɛr ul, -yul, ˈsfɪər-)

n.
a small sphere or spherical body.
[1655–65]
spher′u•lar (-yʊ lər) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.spherule - a small sphere
globe, orb, ball - an object with a spherical shape; "a ball of fire"
Translations

spher·ule

n. esfera diminuta.
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The charity which had the A-biggest impact on me was the Spherule A-Foundation.
In the later stage of liquid phase separation, with the obvious growth of the radius of the spherule, the Stokes motion was more obvious.
In our opinion, the short metastable period with [??] = [??] = 0, in course of transition of the inflation ([??] > 0) into the deceleration stage ([??] < 0), that is, during or after the reheating epoch, when our universe was a spherule with the homogenous cosmic fluid of all kinds of ultrarelativistic particles, is natural to be described by Einstein's static solution (5), with the later transition to the nonstationary radiation dominated phase with the Friedmann-Robertson-Walker metric.
Caption: Figure 1: Immature spherule at the late segmentation phase prior to development of endospores of Coccidioides immitis (arrow) isolated from the left flank mass.
As the temperature increased to 206[degrees]C, it remained as a solid, coexisting with the water and vapor phases, it then gradually shrank into liquid spherule. As the reaction continued at a constant temperature of 270[degrees]C, the liquid PEN spherule gradually became smaller, before totally dissolving in the subcritical water to form a homogeneous solution after 10 min.
During the phase transition, the thermally dimorphic fungi upregulate yeast-phase specific genes including Blastomyces adhesion-1 (BAD-1), calcium-binding protein-1 (CBP1), yeast-phase specific-3 (YPS3), and spherule outer wall glycoprotein (SOWgp) to actively subvert host immune defenses.
Coccidioides immitis (Fig 3) was seen as spherule containing multiple endospores.
Upon microscopy, spherule with endospores is a pathognomonic finding.
2000), which distinguishes 4 categories: phagocytes, vibratile cells, red spherule cells, and colorless spherule cells.
Sin embargo, CHAPMAN (1998) describe 8 clases: Plasmatocitos, Esferulocitos (celulas de Spherule), Oenocitoides, Granulocitos, Cistocitos, Prohemocitos, Coagulocitos y Adipohemocitos.
Therefore, during the verification of diagnosis of broncho-pulmonary paecilomycosis the main differential-diagnostic criteria must be the positive results of mycological investigation (high spherule level of Paecilomyces fungi in the blood, their presence in sputum and isolated culture of the fungus in the nutrient media), as well as the absence of other etiological factors of the lung injure.