lenticular

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lenticular

[len′tik·yə·lər]
(optics)
Of or pertaining to a lens.
(science and technology)
Having the shape of a lentil or double convex lens.

lenticular

Clouds having the shape of a lens or almonds—often elongated and usually with welldefined outlines. Severe downdrafts, updrafts, and rotor activity are associated with lenticulars, and therefore flying in the vicinity of these clouds should be avoided. See lee wave.
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Micro-pits systems, which were reported (Kumar et al., 1998; Adnyane et al.) in the filiform and lentiform papillae were determined on the surface of the lentiform papillae the borders of the cells and the micro-pitted patterns in this study at x2000 magnification.
Brain MRI showed subtle diffusion restriction in bilateral caudate and lentiform nucleus on DWI (Figure-3), consistent with early CJD.
What's more, a structure called the lentiform nucleus, a cone-shaped mass in the core of the brain, was bigger in people with exceptional memories.
Computed tomography showed bilateral subcortical juxta central lesions involving frontal, temporal and parietal areas in both hemispheres, basal ganglia, dentate and lentiform nucleu.
In all cases, differences could be seen in either the right cerebellar declive or the right lentiform nucleus.
Aggressive pictures produced significantly increased activation in the insula (bilateral), left frontal gyrus, parahippocampal gyrus, lateral globus pallidus and right lentiform nucleus of OCD patients, compared with controls.
In the right frontal white matter, myoinositol was significantly increased, and in the right lentiform region, N-acetylaspartate, glutamate/glutamine, and creatine were significantly decreased in bipolar patients, compared with healthy normals, he told this newspaper.
Regarding brain silicon levels, there were differences between the 12 brain regions examined, with the highest levels observed in the hippocampus, caudate, lentiform nucleus, posterior cortex, olfactory bulbs and mid brain.
After a statistical analysis on the metabolite concentrations in these 588 voxels, I found that in two brain regions, specifically in the right frontal white matter and right lentiform nucleus, four different metabolites were statistically different between normal control patients and bipolar patients.
Women who received chemotherapy and tamoxifen had decreased resting metabolism in the lentiform nucleus.
When patients told the truth, activity was predominant in the temporal lobe and lentiform nuclei regions.