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ty·lo·sis 1

n. pl. ty·lo·ses (-sēz)

[New Latin tylōsis, from Greek tulōsis, a making callous, from tuloun, to make callous, from tulos, callus; see teuə- in Indo-European roots.]

ty·lo·sis 2

n. pl. ty·lo·ses (-sēz)
See tylose.
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(Botany) botany a bladder-like outgrowth from certain cells in woody tissue that extends into and blocks adjacent conducting xylem cells
[C19: from Greek tulōsis, from tulos knob or tulē callus + -osis]
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(7) Closure of vessels (especially in earlywood) by means of tylosis formation.
(6.) Howel-evans: carcinoma oesophagus with Tylosis a study in two Failies.
3,4) are tobacco use and alcohol consumption; particularly Other risk factors for oesophageal SCC in the Western world include low socioeconomic status, poor oral hygiene, achalasia, history of thoracic radiation, caustic injury, hereditary tylosis and Plummer-Vinson Syndrome.
One possible reason for early symptom development with detached leaf method might be that bacteria moved efficiently in the vascular system from injured base of chilli leaflet and caused blockage of vascular system as a result of colonization and tylosis thereby resulting in yellowish and chlorotic appearance of leaf tissues.
Carcinoma of the oesphagus with keratosis palmaris and plantaris (tylosis).
It would seem that the air permeability of a barrel is more complex, and less influenced by grain than by several other wood anatomical factors (such as tylosis filling the wood vessels or orientation of medullary rays on the stave).
Garde et al., "The tylosis esophageal cancer (TOC) locus: more than just a familial cancer gene," Diseases of the Esophagus, vol.
The research concentrated on three families with a hereditary condition called tylosis with oesophageal cancer.
Miscellaneous genodermatoses: Beckwith Wiedmann syndrome,--Hogg -Dube syndrome, familial atypical multiple mole melanoma syndrome, hereditary tylosis, incontinentia pigmenti and supernumerary nipples.
All three have been told they have tylosis -an inherited skin condition that can lead to cancer of the oesophagus in later life.
Scientists from the faculty of medicine's molecular genetics and oncology group studied three families with inherited oesophageal cancer who also have a disorder called tylosis, that causes excessive thickening of the skin on the palms and soles.
The wood is plugged with tylosis. This characteristic favors the wood of white oaks to be used in the manufacture of beer kegs and spirit and wine barrels.