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pellucid

1. transparent or translucent
2. extremely clear in style and meaning; limpid
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The sea was polished, was blue, was pellucid, was spark- ling like a precious stone, extending on all sides, all round to the horizon--as if the whole terrestrial globe had been one jewel, one colossal sapphire, a single gem fashioned into a planet.
Then after ovulation induction using the antagonist protocol the response to ovulation induction was determined by number of follicles restored (number of follicles produced as a result of ovarian stimaulation), quality of oocytes retrieved was noted (analysis of various aspects of oocyte morphology, cytoplasm, zona pellucid and polar body via conventional phase contrast microscoy had generated a criteria of good, moderate and bad quality oocytes), also the oocytes fertilized and inseminated were noted.
Global keratoconus treatment market has been segmented on the basis of type which comprises of forme fruste keratoconus, corneal hydrops, keratoglobus, pellucid marginal degeneration, posterior keratoconus, and others.
Pellucid and gently ironic, each paragraph embroidered by a blizzard of erudition, Hobsbawm's prose is instantly recognizable.
Glandular trichomes were of 6 types; head 1 stalk 2 celled; head 2 stalk 1 celled; head 3 stalk 2 celled; head 1 stalk 3 celled; head 2 stalk 3 celled; pellucid glands (Figures 11b).
Scleral lenses are normally used to improve vision and reduce pain and light sensitivity for people suffering from a wide range of different disorders in the eye, such as severe dry eye syndrome , microphthalmia , keratoconus , corneal ectasia , Stevens--Johnson syndrome , SjE[micro]gren's syndrome , neurotrophic keratitis (aneasthetic corneas), complications post-LASIK, complications post-corneal transplant and pellucid degeneration , injuries to the eye such as surgical complications, distorted corneal implants, as well as chemical and burn injuries.
Whether describing the inhumanly hot conditions onboard an ocean steamer, regarding the multiethnic populations mixing it up on Singapore's boulevards, or marveling at cities built on stilts in the swamplands of Sumatra, Hesse's writing is never less than pellucid. Every sketch is soaked in detail, and if Hesse's musings can sometimes seem dated to modern eyes (those of Malaysian descent might not be too pleased with his take on some of the locals he meets), they nonetheless remain fascinating.
Pellucid marginal degeneration (PMD) is a bilateral, asymmetric, noninflammatory ectatic disorder of the cornea.
Duvall is a delight not just to watch but to listen to; her pellucid voice is filigreed by a Houston drawl that she never filed down.
To make them appear transparent, Modi covered them, when dry, with coloured varnish in such a way that his pictures were sometimes ultimately covered with as many as ten layers of varnish: their pellucid, iridescent tone was thus reminiscent of old masters.
Keratoconus, Keratoglobus, Pellucid marginal degeneration, keratectasia following refractive surgery, Stromal opacities/scars sparing Descemet's membrane and Corneal dystrophies involving anterior/deep stroma.
Not surprisingly, the most recommended spot for Lebanese stargazers to get a pellucid view of the night sky is Qornet al-Sawda -- which is forecast to be a cool 14 to 16 degrees Celsius Saturday night.