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Dictionary » C » Contours

Contours

Contour

1. The outline of a part; the surface configuration.

2. In dentistry, to restore the normal outlines of a broken or otherwise misshapen tooth, or to create the external shape or form of a prosthesis.

Origin: L. Con-(intens.), _ torno, to turn (in a lathe), fr. Tornus, a lathe


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I am having difficulty identifying this structure.

The image on the left is that of a TEM, because TEM can clearly differentiate outlines or contours.

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by supersapien
Mon Dec 02, 2013 9:21 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: I am having difficulty identifying this structure.
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Alternative Theories to Evolution

but how did all of that sediment follow the vertical contours Sediment always lays flat, when there are bends in strata it is usually from magma which has worked its way up through the crust(and formed batholiths etc.) or tectonic movement(+ pressure ...

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by futurezoologist
Tue Jun 16, 2009 12:23 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Alternative Theories to Evolution
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Alternative Theories to Evolution

... This is kind of common I hear. Of course this supposedly happened over millions of years, but how did all of that sediment follow the vertical contours, seems like it would level out by gravity. Kind of seems like it was laid wet and then thrust upward. We are talking 12 feet of 3 or 4 strata ...

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by AFJ
Tue Jun 16, 2009 2:12 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Alternative Theories to Evolution
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