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Synonyms for inversion

Synonyms for inversion

the act of changing or being changed from one position, direction, or course to the opposite

Synonyms for inversion

the layer of air near the earth is cooler than an overlying layer

abnormal condition in which an organ is turned inward or inside out (as when the upper part of the uterus is pulled into the cervical canal after childbirth)

a chemical process in which the direction of optical rotation of a substance is reversed from dextrorotatory to levorotary or vice versa

(genetics) a kind of mutation in which the order of the genes in a section of a chromosome is reversed

the reversal of the normal order of words

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(counterpoint) a variation of a melody or part in which ascending intervals are replaced by descending intervals and vice versa

a term formerly used to mean taking on the gender role of the opposite sex

turning upside down

the act of turning inside out

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Moreover, their detection in fecal smears stained with Lugol's solution or Giemsa stain obtained from a refrigerated sample could be of particular interest for clinicians as positive control with supporting the diagnosis of T.
from host cells when using SSF and Lugol's solution as the staining agents during parasitological diagnosis.
As mentioned previously, Max Gerson, MD, whose successful alternative therapy involved using fresh vegetable juices and intensive detoxification, recommended Lugol's solution for all of his cancer patients.
After the scenario is set, the students are provided with a microfuge tube of stomach contents, small spatulas and transfer pipets, staining dishes, forceps and razor blades, compound microscopes, distilled water, slides and coverslips, Lugol's solution, toluidine blue, and an array of fresh type specimens.
Archaeologists use Lugol's solution to test for starch molecules on tools used by ancient cultures.
The vegetation fragments were placed in Lugol's solution (or Canada balsam), on a microscope slide under a cover slip and observed under photonic microscope.
ISHI carries everything except thyroid and Lugol's solution.
Approximately 2 gr of feces was taken with a glass rod and applied onto a slide, a drop of Lugol's solution was added and the material was smeared over the surface of around 4[cm.
We preserved samples immediately with Lugol's solution and later with 4% formalin.
Then, the sediment was removed with a pipette, transferred to slides, added with two drops of Lugol's solution and analyzed in an optical microscope with a 10x magnification objective lens in order to identify the presence of parasites eggs.
3) Colloidal iodine evaporates somewhat more quickly than tincture of iodine; Lugol's solution is more stable than either of them.
The guidelines also state that the use of Lugol's solution "may improve the endoscopic visualization of high-grade dysplasia and early squamous cell carcinoma of the esophagus, and thus may be considered [for use] in high-risk patient populations.
5, 65, and 130 mg amounts), SSKI (19-50 mg of iodide per drop), Lugol's solution (6.
These lesions usually are not acetowhite and are identified only after the application of Lugol's solution.