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stria

1. Geology any of the parallel scratches or grooves on the surface of a rock caused by abrasion resulting from the passage of a glacier, motion on a fault surface, etc.
2. fine ridges and grooves on the surface of a crystal caused by irregular growth
3. Biology anatomy a narrow band of colour or a ridge, groove, or similar linear mark, usually occurring in a parallel series
4. Architect a narrow channel, such as a flute on the shaft of a column

stria

[′strī·ə]
(biology)
A minute line, band, groove, or channel.

stria

1. A fillet.
2. A rib, esp. one repeated to give texture.
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Note the absence of the distinct C2 stria within C3.
Caption: This caterpillar species, Lygomusotima stria, is currently undergoing testing at the ARS quarantine facility in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Ethanol's actions alter or produce lasting synaptic plasticity in a variety of brain regions, including two regions with key roles in alcohol's actions as well as in control of alcohol intake, namely the striatum and the bed nucleus of the stria terminalis (BNST).
It is unclear why the frequency of striae deposition was significantly different in the 2 shell valves, although the inclusion of natural coloration in the organic matter in the left, darker shell valve may have increased stria formation time in some away.
Mantar infeksiyonlari 3 (%21), viral infeksiyonlar 2 (%14), akneiform lezyonlar (2), stria (2), seboreik dermatit, hiperkeratoz, hiperpigmentasyon, seboreik keratoz diger gorulen lezyonlardi.
Accessory stria of elytron: short longitudinal groove situated near the basal margin of the elytron, between the elytral commissure and the basal stria.
Stigmoid absent; the innermost pore of the dorsal central stria, round, internally opened in a transversal slit just at the intermissio.
Platinum compounds damage the stria vascularis (columnar epithelium with capillaries which secretes endolymph in the scala media) and cause outer hair cell death beginning at the basal turn of the cochlea.
Barbie has uained Stria as its official prestige makeup sponsor to highlight the shapely icon's golden anniversary in 2009.
Another California company, Lifekind, produces mattresses under stria environmental specifications.
Sorrow noted a stria effect is fitting in with the appeal of texture as well.