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a length of line folded over and joined at the ends so as to form a curve or circle

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a group of athletic teams that play each other

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fastener consisting of a metal ring for lining a small hole to permit the attachment of cords or lines

anything with a round or oval shape (formed by a curve that is closed and does not intersect itself)

(computer science) a single execution of a set of instructions that are to be repeated

an inner circle of advisors (especially under President Reagan)

the basic pattern of the human fingerprint

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a computer program that performs a series of instructions repeatedly until some specified condition is satisfied

the topology of a network whose components are serially connected in such a way that the last component is connected to the first component

an intrauterine device in the shape of a loop

a complete electrical circuit around which current flows or a signal circulates

move in loops

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make a loop in

fly loops, perform a loop

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wind around something in coils or loops

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fasten or join with a loop

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In the 16 cases with positive glomerular C4d staining, 13 had diffusely granular deposition of C4d along the peripheral capillary loops and mesangial areas (Figure 2); 2 cases had diffuse granular deposition of C4d in the tubular basement membrane and mesangial matrix but not in the peripheral capillary loops; and 1 case had focal granular pattern of C4d deposition in the mesangium, peripheral capillaries, and tubular basement membrane.
Essential oils penetrate the skin, reaching into blood capillary loops at the bottom of hair follicles.
The microvascular damage that portends subsequent definite scleroderma follows a characteristic chronologic sequence consisting of enlarged capillary loops, followed by capillary loss, and capillary telangiectasias the rheumatologist explained.
Therefore, it appears that even a single glomerulus with open capillary loops in the tissue for immunofluorescence (IF) and/ or electron microscopy (EM) is sufficient to evaluate for immune complex deposition.
Electron microscopy disclosed numerous mesangial, epimembranous, and intramembranous dense deposits and large subendothelial deposits in many glomerular capillary loops.