Ground glass


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ground glass

[¦grau̇nd ′glas]
(optics)
A sheet of matte-surfaced glass on the back of a view camera or process camera so that the image of the subject can be focused on it; it is exactly in the film plane.

Ground glass

Glass whose surface has been roughened with an abrasive, diffusing the light passing through it; produced by sand blasting or etching with acid.

ground glass

Glass having a surface that has been roughened, usually by sandblasting or by acid, to make it nontransparent.
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In conclusion, TSC presented as MMPH is a rare disease, and further examinations should be performed when multiple ground glass nodules were found in chest CT scan.
COP: Presence of multiple patchy alveolar opacities with a peripheral and bilateral distribution, ground glass opacities and peribronchiolar nodules extending into the lung parenchyma.
Steroids can perhaps be withheld unless the lung injury is severe and ongoing, as demonstrated by the biopsy specimens and/or the extent of ground glass opacities on chest CT.
The radiological findings on high resolution CT (HRCT) chest include bilateral ground glass opacities and consolidation of the lungs predominantly in the lower zones.
In our study patchy ground glass haze areas were divided into two groups, Patients whose GGH shifted on prone scanning were considered as dependent GGH like in pulmonary edema which is a side effect of long standing chemotherapy or illness(Figure.
This abnormal bone commonly has the appearance of ground glass on radiographs.
A 19/22 ground glass joint makes 20 ml the concentrator tube ideal for any standard 250 ml, 500 ml, or 1 L Kuderna-Danish (KD) flask.
voluntarily recalled 41 lots of atorvasatin calcium tablets in 10-mg, 20-mg, and 40-mg doses because of potential contamination with ground glass, the company and the Food and Drug Administration announced Nov.
Thoracic CT revealed widespread ground glass appearence compatible with ARDS and collapsed and consolidated areas in both lungs (Picture 4a, 4b).
From as early as the 13th century, the Venetians were producing glass pearls filled with an unlikely sounding mixture of ground glass, snail slime and egg white.
Serial level HRCT images reveal diffuse centrilobular nodular infiltrates and ground glass opacification (GGO) in both lung fields.
Covert laser readable components can also be included, revealed by pointing a laser beam at a specific spot of the hologram, so that the image can be displayed on a ground glass screen or similar.