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The word come from the latin longitudo meaning length. Hence, longitudinal means along the length, running lengthwise, or (by extension) over the course of time.

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Atherosclerosis white space?

I am no specialist, but could that be an artifact due to the longitudinal cut of the sample?

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by canalon
Wed Mar 23, 2011 3:48 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Atherosclerosis white space?
Replies: 1
Views: 1446

Saltatory Conduction

... by electromagnetic fluctuations resulting from a transverse current across the membrane at the previous node, or (2) are they triggered by the longitudinal flow of ions within the axon resulting from voltage differences between nodes (also resulting from flow of ions across membrane)? Can anyone ...

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by MpXnpio
Tue Apr 06, 2010 6:15 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Saltatory Conduction
Replies: 1
Views: 2181

Re: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)

... is mainly an empirical work about the causes of social stratification and that it reached its conclusions only after fully analyzing a 12-year longitudinal study of 12,486 youths (3,022 of whom were African American) which showed that most 17-year-olds with high IQs (Blacks as well as Whites) ...

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by TJJ
Fri May 16, 2008 12:13 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)
Replies: 75
Views: 332670

Re: Mitosis and Meiosis

... not stabilized cell lines) radiating from the RAM. Which suggests to me that the cell divisions in the RAM take place in a particular way, with longitudinal divisions taking place much more frequently than horizontal ones. In fact, I even remember reading that somewhere(don't remember where ...

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by MrMistery
Thu Mar 13, 2008 9:32 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Mitosis and Meiosis
Replies: 19
Views: 28779

Histology Help

... was mitocondrial christae but em is not that blue. Could be an artery because those could retic fibers. Final answer that im gonna stick with is longitudinal nerve section with the arrow pointing to a node of ranvier.

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by Caspase
Tue Mar 20, 2007 9:47 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Histology Help
Replies: 6
Views: 6401
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