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in astronomy: see photospherephotosphere,
luminous, apparently opaque layer of gases that forms the visible surface of the sun or any other star. The photosphere lies between the dense interior gases and the more attenuated gases of the chromosphere.
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granule

[′gran·yül]
(astronomy)
A convective cell in the solar photosphere, about 600 miles (1000 kilometers) in diameter.
(geology)
A somewhat rounded rock fragment ranging in diameter from 2 to 4 millimeters; larger than a coarse sand grain and smaller than a pebble.
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granule

Geology a single rock fragment in gravel, smaller than a pebble but larger than a sand grain
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In terms of product mix, injection products, soft capsule products, granule products and TCM formula granule products accounted for approximately 45.6%, 17.3%, 13.4% and 18.4% of the total turnover respectively for the First Quarter of 2019.
3M has four manufacturing and quarry locations across the country to produce roofing granules for the asphalt shingle, stone-coated metal and commercial cap sheet roofing markets.
An essential manufacturing process which is used to form aggregated granules from a powder, it enhances the properties of a drug through material densification and is widely used as an intermediate process within solid dosage manufacturing.
The scientists also applied polymer solution theory to predict the evolution of an average granule size of starch at different heating rates in terms of its molecular weight, second virial coefficient and granule elasticity.
Observation indices: Bone grafting granule trimming and volume measurement during surgery were completed by one operator.
represents the [Ca.sup.2+] binding rate, with [Ca.sub.G] the [Ca.sup.2+] concentration at the granule sensor given by Equation (4) with r = rG being the distance from the CaV to the [Ca.sup.2+] sensor on the granule.
For the sample of Bl-0.1, the effects of the central cross and blurring granule boarders are pronounced stronger.
PE granule was collected by centrifugation at 6000 rpm for 10 min and washed 3 times using ethanol.
The electron dense secretory granules of varying density were distinct with inner homogeneous content in late age groups and their number increased during mid and late foetal age groups (Figs.
Keywords: absorption, effective granule porosity, foam-glass granules, granule surface structure, porous space reserve.
Evidence from basic and clinical researches has been advanced in support of the use of Wenxin Granule for the treatment of cardiac arrhythmias, including atrial and ventricular premature beats.
The PHA detection medium (PDM) provided nutrient limitation condition which favored accumulation of PHA granules. A tremendous increase in cell size was observed when strain MFD11 was grown in PDM.