fusiform


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fusiform

[′fyü·zə‚fȯrm]
(biology)
Spindle-shaped; tapering toward the ends.
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21) The condition may be caused by damage to the fusiform gyrus.
In characterization of form of AAA, US and CT detected 65 cases each of fusiform shape while 2 cases each of saccular form of AAA.
There are two main categories of SVC aneurysms described within the literature: fusiform aneurysms first described in 1949 by Abbott [2, 6] and saccular aneurysms first reported by Lawrence and Burford in 1956 [7].
The lesion is usually fusiform with tapered ends and is oriented longitudinally along the direction of a peripheral nerve [1, 2].
fleshy, not inflated, green to green and pale yellow when immature, pink to magenta at maturity, glabrous outside, crowned by the persistent, erect calyx lobes; seeds fusiform, ovoid, to 1.
The psoas major is a long fusiform muscle located on the side of the lumbar region of the vertebral column and brim of the lesser pelvis.
Remember that fusiform closures in children do not always require a 3:1 ratio.
The second Antoni B pattern showed disorganized, hypocellular areas of fusiform cells which were distributed in a random fashion Very few blood vessels were appreciated as the mass predominantly had Antoni A type tissue.
Coronal reformatted images clearly demonstrated a fusiform aneurysm that was located in the left lateral aspect of the trachea.
When children had drawn a letter freehand, they exhibited increased activity in three areas of the brain that are activated in adults when they read and write: the left fusiform gyrus, the inferior frontal gyrus and the posterior parietal cortex.