psammoma bodies

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psammoma bodies

[sa′mäm·ə ‚bäd·ēz]
(pathology)
Laminated calcific spherical structures found in certain benign and malignant tumors.
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Several medium- and coarse-grained sand bodies were detected in places under a thin sand layer southward from the river mouth (profile E-F in Fig.
The Snatcher Prospect is situated on the Western Margin Oil Trend, with Snatcher-1 a test of weather oil can be stratigraphically trapped within seismically interpreted discrete sand bodies in channel systems present within the Jurassic Birkhead Formation.
This trapping mechanism on this sand is probably a combination of structure and stratigraphic pinch out of intervals within individual sand bodies.