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Artifact

Something artificial, a distortion that does not reflect normal anatomy or pathology, not usually found in the body. For example: in radiology, the appearance on an x-ray of a surgical metal clip that obscures the clear view of an anatomical structure.


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... could be intracellular. Similarly, a couple of other erythrocytes have taken in some color but I am not sure if that is specific staining or an artifact. Otherwise the blue 'dots' in the images look mostly extracellular, though I am not certain what is the significance of this observation. I ...

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by biohazard
Tue Dec 10, 2013 2:02 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: What do you think these are, in my blood?
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Views: 9890

What do you think these are, in my blood?

... about the stain and general staining conditions. One option might be precipitates in the staining solution, which would make it just a staining artifact. I'll take another look at this with better time!

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by biohazard
Mon Dec 09, 2013 11:34 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: What do you think these are, in my blood?
Replies: 16
Views: 9890

experiences occur separately?

... no. Of course, the subject may recall that the visual experience and the thoughts about it occurred simulataneously, but this could simply be an artifact of how their brain processes and/or stores information. Now please, tell me where I went wrong!

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by wildfunguy
Wed Oct 09, 2013 2:25 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: experiences occur separately?
Replies: 2
Views: 1351

The Primal/Paleo Diet? Or the Parasite Diet?

... by the pathologist or boss parasitologist that where there's one there should be more, and that that one ova you see as perfect is probably an artifact if you don't find at least one more picture perfect ova. So Fred, who really has parasites, does not get diagnosed with parasites. Not today. ...

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by Wallyanna
Tue May 08, 2012 12:09 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Primal/Paleo Diet? Or the Parasite Diet?
Replies: 3
Views: 3527

Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... matter...["We stand by our original conclusion that global genetic change in D. subobscura is tracking global warming and is not a sampling artifact."] I never said that there was anything wrong with their data. I said that their data do not support your assertion that the response ...

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by AstraSequi
Tue Feb 14, 2012 5:37 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
Replies: 562
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