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Dilated

Dilated

1. Expanded; enlarged.

2. (Science: botany) Widening into a lamina or into lateral winglike appendages.

3. (Science: zoology) Having the margin wide and spreading.


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Thermal insulation by adipose tissue

... blubber has more vascularization than normal adipose tissue, their diameter is controlled in a similar manner as in the skin: blood vessels are dilated when heat loss is required and contracted when it must be prevented. A human would become hypothermic within minutes and die soon after in a ...

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by biohazard
Thu Jan 26, 2012 10:29 am
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Thermal insulation by adipose tissue
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Heart Damage Caused by viral infection

Oh yeah, myocarditis. Anything that inflames the heart like a Coxsackie virus can result in chronic heart failure or dilated cardiomyopathy; the former of which is a serious problem, the latter which can potentially be a problem. About the transplant, I don't know, but it could very ...

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by crashxxbrn
Sat Mar 24, 2007 4:38 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Heart Damage Caused by viral infection
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Breast Mammogram x-ray

It just says there's dilated milk ducts right below the nipple in both breasts; as its in both breasts its most likely nothing and a coincidental observation of no significance but as always consult the radiologists personally if you ...

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by weesper
Wed Aug 23, 2006 8:15 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Breast Mammogram x-ray
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Views: 1680

Breast Mammogram x-ray

... result of a 51 years old woman's breast mammogram x-ray....evrything seems to be normal...but there is one sentence in the result tht says..."Dilated Ducts At The Subaerolar Region Of Both Breasts"...i was wondering wat this is....the doctor says cannot tell wat it is ryte now...but can ...

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by Amrik
Wed Aug 23, 2006 2:44 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Breast Mammogram x-ray
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Views: 1680

Question of terms in microscopic examine of prostatic tissue

... stroma separates them. Corpora amylacea are present within numerous glands. The (pilary pacillia) hyperplasia is noted. Some of the ducts are dilated and a (paradoctial) mononuclear cell infiltrate is noted. If any one has an idea and can help I appreciate it. Thanks!

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by queenmum
Mon Jun 19, 2006 3:05 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Question of terms in microscopic examine of prostatic tissue
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