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glass that diffuses light due to a rough surface produced by abrasion or etching

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particulate glass made by grinding and used as an abrasive

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A 37-year-old woman was referred to our institution for multiple bilateral ground glass nodules from 1 mm to 5 mm in diameter found in an incidental chest CT scan on April 12, 2016 [Figure 1]a.
NSIP: The presence of ground glass opacities, irregular linear or reticular infiltrates and associated with traction bronchiectasis with most commonly bilateral and symmetrical distribution.
Caption: Figure 3: OPG showing dense radiopaque area occupying entire right posterior maxillary jaw bone with ground glass appearance.
Repeated imaging eight months later showed mild improvement in the ground glass opacities on CT scan, and repeated pulmonary function testing had a persistent restrictive pattern, yet with marked improvement in DLCO by 12% (from 53 to 65% of predicted).
A high resolution CT (HRCT) chest was consistent with ground glass opacities in both the lower zones with some degree of traction bronchiectasis (Figure 1).
Retrospective review of HRCT scans on vitrea workstation was done by four qualified radiologists for presence or absence of ground glass haze, airspace consolidation, reticulation and honeycombing, extent and zonal distribution of HRCT findings, severity of bronchiolectasis / bronchiectasis, architectural distortion or ancillary findings such as lymphadenopathy and associated pleural or cardiac changes.
Limited tenders are invited for inviting quotations for procurement micro filter holder with ground glass joints
Chet xrays findings in study group include reticulonodular in 7 patients, micronodular in 5 patients macronodular in 1 patient, ground glass in 4 patients and consolidation in 3 patients was shown in table 4.
A maxillofacial CT scan was performed (Image l) and showed osseous expansion and a ground glass appearance within the right mandibular body, parasymphysis, and symphyseal regions.
A spokesman said: "According to the World Health Organisation, a tenth of all cigarettes consumed worldwide are illegal, while illicit tobacco has been found to contain asbestos, ground glass, rat and mouse droppings, dead insects, floor sweepings, dust and hay.
According to the company, it provides superior optics due to its exclusive integrated optical design featuring 12molded glass lenses compared with 32-56 expensive ground glass lenses typically used in reusable arthroscopes.
For use with reactions, the inlet to the bulb is connected to a ground glass joint, while the outlet is vented to the air.
An axial computed tomographic scan of the chest showed extensive, upper lobe predominant ground glass opacities in an acinar distribution with areas of calcification.
Pros: Large shards give it a fun, contemporary look; finely ground glass makes it less busy.
As well as using highly dangerous new "legal highs", dealers will add anything from ground glass to rat poison and horse tranquillisers to bulk out their products and increase profits.