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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a) sand bodies 3A and 3B at Aegna (to the north of the island and in the strait between the island and the islets adjacent to mainland, respectively), which seem to be separated from the mainland coasts, and
The types of deltaic sand bodies which form many of the reservoirs in Indonesian fields are likely to be fruitful targets for providing additional reserves that can be accessed with modern drilling technology.