Definition of Sinusoids

1. Noun. (plural of sinusoid) ¹



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Definition of Sinusoids

1. sinusoid [n] - See also: sinusoid

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sinusoids

sinus venosus syndrome
sinus vertebrales longitudinales
sinusal
sinuses
sinuses of dura mater
sinusitis
sinusitises
sinuslike
sinusoid
sinusoidal
sinusoidal capillary
sinusoidal function
sinusoidal functions
sinusoidal projection
sinusoidally
sinusoids (current term)
sinusotomies
sinusotomy
sinuvertebral nerves
sioux
sip
sipage
sipe
siped
sipes
siphilis
siphon
siphon off
siphonage
siphonages

Literary usage of Sinusoids

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1. Researches in Experimental Phonetics: The Study of Speech Curves by Edward Wheeler Scripture (1906)
"ANALYSIS INTO FRICTIONAL sinusoids. When the finger is laid softly against the side of the prong of a vibrating fork the movement dies away with a rapidity ..."

2. Handbook of Physiology by William Dobinson Halliburton (1913)
"The walls of both capillaries and sinusoids are composed of endothelium—a single layer of elongated flattened and nucleated cells, so joined and dovetailed ..."

3. Practice of Medicine by Frederick Tice (1921)
"MICROSCOPICAL SECTION or LIVER (High Power). Showing the relationship of large cells to the connective tissue, also large cells situated in the sinusoids. ..."

4. Anatomy of the Human Body by Henry Gray (1918)
"sinusoids.—In certain organs, viz., the heart, the liver, the suprarenal and parathyroid glands, ... These vessels have been called sinusoids by Minot. ..."

5. Contributions by Dept. of Anatomy, University of Minnesota Dept. of Anatomy, University of Minnesota (1916)
"Finally a period of reduction in the size of the sinusoids sets in. ... By this increase in the parenchyma the sinusoids are reduced to the 'capillary ..."

6. Journal of Applied Microscopy by Bausch & Lomb Optical Company (1902)
"It consists essentially of a system of relatively large spaces of tubes (sinusoids) that communicate very freely with a large vein, the endothelial walls of ..."

7. The Principles of Pathologic Histology by Frank Burr Mallory (1914)
"Acute congestion of the liver leads to dilatation of the sinusoids around the ... As a result of the distended sinusoids the intervening liver cells are ..."

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