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The operation is relentless, the plant floor a tight maze of conveyor belts and elevators amidst which men and women work, often hidden from view, in nestlike workstations or "build cells.
18) Unlike typical forms of malignant melanoma, however, clear cell sarcoma lacks epidermal involvement and junctional changes, and displays a more uniform growth pattern characterized by pale-staining fusiform tumor cells that are arranged in nestlike aggregates.
She is an old, old woman, thin in an evil-looking way, with a nestlike white permanent.