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single thickness of usually some homogeneous substance

an abstract place usually conceived as having depth

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a hen that lays eggs

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make or form a layer

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With the objective of identifying possible damaging effects from the use of cyclamate, this study evaluated the placental tissue of rats though three structures (deciduous and spongy layer, and chorionic villi), after the administration of 60 mg/Kg of body weight sodium cyclamate, from the tenth to fourteenth day of gestation.
Nevertheless, in the cariometric analysis of the spongy layer (fetal placenta) the following altered parameters can be observed with statistical significance, as demonstrated in Table III: major diameter, mean diameter, perimeter, area, volume and relation between volume and area, suggesting nucleus is shortened and diminished, and altered eccentricity, which suggests inadequate cellular metabolism.
pruinose; fibrous layer absent; sclerotesta verrucose; spongy layer
fibrous layer absent; sclerotesta lightly verrucose; spongy layer
At the end of each experiment, 2 chickens of each replicate were sacrificed and their tibiae were collected for analysis of following bone characteristics: bone measurements (weight, length and thickness of the compact and spongy layers) and bone density (bone densitometry).
(The membrane is one of three spongy layers that protects and cushions the brain.) Then they stitched skin flaps over the gaps where the twins' heads were once joined (see diagram, p.
Peel the outside layer and the spongy layers away leaving the central core.
Operators of supermarkets told Gulf News that consumption of honey cake, a spongy layered dessert that's also popular in Russia, spikes during Ramadan that they're selling thousands of it every day throughout the holy month.