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macroscopic

1. large enough to be visible to the naked eye
2. Physics capable of being described by the statistical properties of a large number of parts

macroscopic

[¦mak·rə¦skäp·ik]
(science and technology)
Large enough to be observed by the naked eye.

macroscopic

Visible to the unaided eye.
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* Embolic agents and surgical clips do not appear to be macroscopically degraded by the effects of IRE.
of 1305 patients, incidental GBC has been found in 13 patients out of 610 macroscopically abnormal gallbladder specimens (12).
As identified macroscopically, location of infection in the mantle was most often noted in the mantle tissues close to the siphon (Smolowitz et al.
As a result, some centres send specimens only if they appear macroscopically abnormal at the time of surgery.
The parasites attached to infected fish with anchors were determined macroscopically on various parts of the body.
WABs were differentiated macroscopically in only three patients' stool; there are four possibilities: it might be possible that more patients ingested WABs after chewing, some patients did not truly ingest WABSs, the stool may not be adequately controlled, or WABs were digested in the intestinal system.
Therefore, another threat that the surgeon encounters in such cases is contamination of the peritoneal cavity by parasites existing in the appendix, which may or may not be seen macroscopically during the appendectomy.
Macroscopically, the tumor was solid and cystic and pressed the surrounding tissue outwards (b).
The tumor tissue was macroscopically gray-white and contained yellow brown foci (Figure 6).
Macroscopically, carcinoid tumors are well circumscribed with calcifications seen in 10% of cases [3].
Macroscopically, this polyp appeared white, fibrous, fasciculated, and focally yellow (Figure 1).
Patology showed macroscopically, ectopic liver adenoma with no connection to the mother liver (Figures 3(a) and 3(b)) and eight hepatocellular adenomas, some of them are micro-adenomas (<5 mm), within the resected liver parenchyma.