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convolute

[′kän·və‚lüt]
(biology)
Twisted or rolled together, specifically referring to leaves, mollusk shells, and renal tubules.
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Histological structure of proximal convoluted tubules is preserved.
Action Sealtite also offer the Coreflex helically convoluted model with external vacuum wire.
A key relationship for convoluted bellows is based on these geometric factors:
Among software developers, convoluted code and deviation from standard coding guidelines are generally seen as signs of poor programming since these practices can lead to increased software defects and difficulties in updating the software.
Given its epic emotions and convoluted plot, the story might better lend itself to opera than ballet.
The gel layer is covered by a 1" convoluted high-strength therapeutic foam pad.
Many of their answers reveal that there are more convoluted Kerrys out there than I had realized.
The former has been adopted by injection press builder Engel Austria GmbH to make convoluted handles for a machine-protection grid.
If Stanford is correct, then the time line of human development dramatically changes, and our ancestry becomes more convoluted than the linear apes-to-hominids-to-humans pathway that's usually sketched by anthropologists.
Only zealots of the welfare state--having cooked up a Medicare stew with 110,000 pages of regulations and 4,000 pricing systems--would have the nerve to suggest that the real recipe for success would be a more convoluted government jambalaya.
Most of the chapters are structured around the convoluted histories of what Hunt terms "signifying objects," that is the things such as crocodiles, airplanes, bicycles and forceps that emerge as central, remembered terms of the period.
Indigestible: Main message buried, organization nonexistent or inconsistent, style convoluted