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piriform

[′pir·ə‚fȯrm]
(mathematics)
A plane curve whose equation in cartesian coordinates x and y is y 2= ax 3-bx 4, where a and b are constants.
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Along with the flagship CCleaner, Piriform also develops user-friendly tools for defragmenting hard drives and recovering lost files.
Further imaging demonstrated a remnant of the base of the lesion low in the piriform fossa possibly going up to the upper oesophagus and a barium swallow revealed some oesophageal mucosal irregularity at approximately 21cm.
Piriform is the leading global provider of software that makes PCs run Clean, Safe, Fast[TM].
entorhinal, insular, piriform, and perirhinal cortices) after administration of alcohol in a pattern reflective of binge drinking (i.
Neuropathology at the time of death in the nonsurviving fetus, which was exposed to infection at 24 weeks' gestation, showed brain atrophy with widespread dysplasia and focal destruction of spinal cord and piriform cells, among other abnormal findings.
In resectable cancer of the piriform sinus or aryepiglottic fold, the same technique also allowed 35% of patients to have functional larynx at 5 years.
Autoreceptors also are found at the mesocortical neuron terminals that control dopamine release, but only those projecting to the piriform cortex (part of the limbic system) have termination autoreceptors that control dopamine synthesis.
When volunteers sniffed in the absence of any odor, brain images showed that an area called the piriform cortex was most active.
Structure Neocortex Hippocampus Piriform cortex Subpallial structures Hypothalamus Diencephalon Midbrain Cerebellum Hindbrain Spinal cord Vascular supply Imaging techniques
2-cm radiopaque foreign body in the hypopharynx perforating the left piriform sinus, with extensive fascial emphysema in the retropharyngeal and parapharyngeal spaces extending into the mediastinum (figure 1).
It's called CCleaner and you can download it from piriform.