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ground glass

[¦grau̇nd ′glas]
(optics)
A sheet of matte-surfaced glass on the back of a view camera or process camera so that the image of the subject can be focused on it; it is exactly in the film plane.

Ground glass

Glass whose surface has been roughened with an abrasive, diffusing the light passing through it; produced by sand blasting or etching with acid.

ground glass

Glass having a surface that has been roughened, usually by sandblasting or by acid, to make it nontransparent.
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44-49) So-called acute lupus pneumonitis typically results in diffuse, bilateral, ground-glass attenuation, often more prominent in the lower lobes, with minimal or no associated architectural distortion, but with associated pleural effusions in about one-half of the cases.
1-cm mass with a ground-glass matrix in the left zygoma, a finding that was consistent with a fibro-osseous lesion of indeterminate malignant potential (figure 1).
High resolution chest computed tomography (CT) findings are variable, but most commonly demonstrate patchy areas of ground-glass attenuation with or without linear or reticular opacities.
Cells were harvested as described above and were disrupted by homogenization in a ground-glass homogenizer fitted with a ground-glass pestle, using a buffer consisting of 154 mM NaCl and 10 mM sodium-potassium phosphate (pH 7.
Although the diagnosis of fat embolism syndrome is usually based on clinical findings, we describe ill-defined centrilobular and subpleural nodules in addition to ground-glass opacities and consolidation on a computed tomography scan of the chest in a trauma patient with fat embolism syndrome.
The SI-1920HDVR's 16:9 format 2/3-inch CMOS sensor enables use of wide aperture optics to achieve a 35mm-like Depth-of- Field, without the need for ground-glass converters.
Epithelial cells occasionally coalesced, forming syncytia, and their nuclei showed eosinophilic, ground-glass staining that must be differentiated from herpetic inclusions for diagnostic purposes.
The ultrasound features showed 99 simple or anechoic cysts, 24 hemorrhagic cysts, 12 with mixed echogenicity, 1 with low-level echoes, 3 with a ground-glass appearance, and 3 solid/cystic lesions with papillary projections.
Available in square, round and a classic wine shape, each decanter comes with a ground-glass stopper.
Crazy paving pattern is the appearance of ground-glass opacities with superimposed linear thickening on computed tomography (CT) of the chest that resembles irregularly shaped paving stones (1).
The disease may mimic Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia with bilateral ground-glass opacification and reticulonodular infiltrate.