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Neutral glycoproteins were detected in the follicular cells, pellucid zone, cortical alveoli and yolk globules of the six species studied due to the positive reaction to the PAS technique (Fig.
Distribution of lectin-binding glycosidic residues in the hamster follicular oocytes and their modificationsin the zona pellucid after ovulation.
Then a disease-based approach considers keratoconus, pellucid marginal degeneration, post-refractive surgery, irregular astigmatism, post-surgical ectasia, epithelial basement membrane dystrophy, and Fuch's endothelial dystrophy.
Of course, this was also a site-specific choice of material on the artist's part: Resin, with its glassy surfaces and pellucid hardness, plays off the region's celebrated history of using such industrial materials in aeronautic-, automobile-, and surf-related design, which made possible the space-age, sucked-lozenge aesthetic of Finish Fetish sculptors from John McCracken and Craig Kauffman to Peter Alexander and Helen Pashgian.
The results of the present study indicated that the mucin sheaf provided better protection of rabbit embryos against the local pressure fluctuation than the zona pellucid alone of the mouse embryos.
A poem written for the occasion by the city's first librarian, John Stuart Dalton, summed up the Corporation's ambitions: "This day - a glorious fount we see, from whose pellucid streams the lowliest slave may quench his thirst - in wisdom's loftiest dreams.
Ravel's String Quartet, Sonatina, and Le Tombeau de Couperin offer the most pellucid examples of this tendency, and in the latter work he brought the fugue d'ecole to a level of rich expressivity such as the Conservatoire could never have imagined.
What often matters is not so much the thing itself, but the way Baker sees it and makes that seeing come across so cleanly in pellucid prose, lightly tinted with his own dry and distinctive wit.
The words of the PPACA are pellucid and are consistent with the explanations given by Congress and the President when peddling the new law.
Kowalskis pre-operative conditions, such as cornea disease and Pellucid Marginal Degeneration (PMD), the presence of which were contraindications to LASIK surgery.