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fusiform

[′fyü·zə‚fȯrm]
(biology)
Spindle-shaped; tapering toward the ends.
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The results of this study show that the number of surviving slash pine trees both infected and uninfected by fusiform rust can be accurately predicted for a range of site qualities and levels of non-planted tree competition.
In contras-t, adults showed selective activation in the unimodal region of the auditory association area (AA) when processing spoken word forms and selective activation in the unimodal visual areas of fusiform gyrus (FG) when processing written word forms.
He had 3 x 3 cm, nontender fusiform swelling in the right side of the neck, anterior to the sternocleidomastoid muscle, appearing only at the time of coughing, extending to the anterior triangle of the neck, and the clavicle (Figure 1).
Regarding trained items after the therapy, the activation map revealed significant activation in the left cerebellum, left and right middle temporal gyri, and right fusiform gyrus.
The qualitative variable of forms of AAA, that are fusiform and saccular are 100% correctly picked up by US as compared to CT.
On histological examination of the excised mass (Figure 2(b)), a collagenous lesion characterized by nonatypical cells with long, fusiform, and wavy nuclei arranged to form loose clusters was seen.
It was also found in this study that, compared with the normal group, ReHo value of aMCI patients increased and concentrated mainly in the right frontal lobe, left fusiform gyrus, inferior frontal gyrus, superior temporal gyrus, and right thalamus.
The recognition of bodies and faces depends on dedicated areas of the brain, centred on 'an area located in the fusiform gyrus' called 'the fusiform face area', damage to which leads to the development of 'prosopagnosia': an inability to perceive or recognise faces.
On the whole body examination, fusiform swelling and thickening of the overlying skin of the PIP and metacarpophalangeal (MCP) joints of both hands were seen.
KEYWORDS: Face processing, fMRI, Fusiform face area, Pareidolia, Prefrontal cortex.
The subsequent development of fusiform aneurysms in IMH patients has been associated with larger aortic diameters in the acute phase of IMH, likely because of structural weakness of the media aggravated by mechanical stress.