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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.
Caption: The second punch biopsy showed a subepidermal split along with dyskeratotic keratinocytes within the epidermis and widely dilated capillary loops.
Diffuse lesions are composed of a widespread increase in eosinophilic material within the mesangium, which stains positive with periodic acid-Schiff (PAS), and uniform widening of the capillary loops.
This lesion is characterized by an accumulation of hyaline, eosinophilic, homogenous material between the endothelial cells and the GBM of the capillary loops.
For each patient we evaluated visibility, course, tortuosity and the possible presence of microhaemorrhages, average calibre of capillary loops and the number of visible capillary loops per square millimetre.
Mesangial cells are located between the capillary loops of the glomerulus and form a support network within the tuft.
At an obvious area of leukoplakia, magnifying narrow-band imaging (NBI) endoscopy showed Type B1 intrapapillary capillary loops (IPCLs), demonstrating dilatation, tortuosity, caliber change, and distinct morphology [Figure 1]b.
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.