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Botany
1. (esp of some creeping stems) spreading loosely over a large area
2. (of plant growth) occurring throughout a tissue
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The epithelioid subtype is more common in superficial sites and in contrast to conventional MPNSTs, expresses S-100 protein strongly and typically, diffusely.
The presence of multiple cysts distributed diffusely throughout the lungs is also a distinguishing feature.
In other instances multiple cystic spaces of various sizes diffusely involved the spleen11 as in our case.
On HRCT examination, we found multiple variable sized smooth walled cystic lesion diffusely scattered in bilateral lung field with involvement of all the lobes with intervening normal lung parenchyma.
8) In patients without corneal disease, the diagnosis of herpetic AU was based on clinical findings such as recurrent unilateral inflammatory attacks in the same eye, acute elevation of the intraocular pressure (IOP) (IOP>22 mmHg) during inflammatory episodes, diffusely distributed or localized granulomatous keratic precipitates (KPs), patchy or sectoral iris atrophy with or without transillumination defects and distorted pupil or spiraling of the iris.
The IMPACT study was launched based on the promising results of a retrospective analysis of the VENT trial, which indicated that patients with homogeneous disease, where emphysema is diffusely distributed, and little or no collateral ventilation can also benefit from endobronchial lung volume reduction with the Zephyr valve.
This is a larger area of affected skin; the skin may not appear grossly abnormal, but photo-damaged areas will be diffusely evident with fluorescence detection, "indicating that all of this area was damaged," he said.
In all five HT patients, the thyroid glands exhibited heterogeneous parenchymal echogenicity and diffusely increased vascularity on color Doppler analysis, indicative of underlying thyroiditis.
Multinucleated giant cells were present in a scattered manner, diffusely throughout the lesion.
A lateral radiograph of the spine [Figure 4] showed diffusely increased bone density and reduced marrow spaces in the vertebral bodies.
Both applications provide the ability to electronically switch the windows between a clear state and a diffusely reflective state.
By means of Diffraktometersystems it is possible to study and also to measure the smallest and diffusely scattering samples, the structural composition of chemical compounds.