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cuboid

1. the cubelike bone of the foot; the outer distal bone of the tarsus
2. Maths a geometric solid whose six faces are rectangles; rectangular parallelepiped
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cuboid

[′kyü‚bȯid]
(anatomy)
The outermost distal tarsal bone in vertebrates.
(invertebrate zoology)
Main vein of the wing in many insects, particularly the flies (Diptera).
(science and technology)
Nearly cubic in shape.
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These ridges alternate with three longitudinal crypts lined by simple tall cuboidal to columnar epithelial cells (Fig.
Caption: Figure 3: (a) The tumor consisted of predominantly a large cystic space lined by either papillary projections or a single layer of cuboidal cells and surrounding tumor nests (hematoxylin and eosin (H&E) stain, magnification = 2 x).
The dominance in cuboidal crystal morphology of both H-ZeAdegClay and H-ZeAdegCOM samples, was mostly observed with increase in magnification of the SEM micrograph (A2, B3).
C, The tumor cells are cuboidal to columnar, with enlarged round to oval nuclei and prominent nucleoli, and have eosinophilic to amphophilic cytoplasm.
The wave numbers on cylindrical, cuboidal, and ellipsoidal samples' radial middle cross section are, respectively, from 1 to 6.250, from 0.886 to 5.539, and from 1.225 to 7.655.
The tumor cells are uniform and cuboidal with a moderately abundant acidophilic cytoplasm.
Caption: FIGURE 2: Cohesive cuboidal cells with minimal amount of cytoplasm, round uniform nuclei with regular contour, finely granular chromatin, no nucleoli, and no mitotic activity (H&E; 200x).
Caption: Figure 3: Papillae lined by clear cuboidal to columnar epithelium with bland appearing nuclei.
(a) Cuboidal tumor cells with round to irregular-shaped nuclei, prominent nucleoli, and the characteristically clear cytoplasm.
There is variation in size and shape of cell from a tall columnar to a low cuboidal form, occasionally a squamous metaplasia, and is pigmented.
Sections of the right ovary showed a fibro-collagenous cyst wall lined by a single layer of cuboidal epithelium with focal areas of papillary infolding and haemorrhage consistent with serous cystadenoma (Fig.
Caption: FIGURE 3: Pathology: There is a benign cystic inclusion lined by cuboidal to columnar cells with Mullerian differentiation showing ciliated columnar, secretory, and intercalated cells.