from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as Chionis. See cut under sheathbill.


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  • Congenital hydrocele is of a cylindrical shape; and this is mentioned as distinguishing it from isolated hydrocele of the tunica vaginalis, which is pyriform; but this mark will fail when the cord is at the same time distended, as it may be, in the latter form of the complaint.

    Surgical Anatomy

  • The most common form is the ordinary vaginal hydrocele, in which the fluid is contained in the sac of the tunica vaginalis, which is separated, in its normal condition, from the peritoneal cavity by the whole extent of the inguinal canal.

    XI. Splanchnology. 3c. The Male Genital Organs

  • Techniques used include culture from a wide variety of specimens, special stains, direct antigen detection (Group A streptococci, Cryptosporidium, Giardia lamblia, Trichomonas vaginalis), molecular real-time PCR diagnostics, and toxin assays (Clostridium difficile and enterohemorrhagic E. coli).

    Microbiology Lab

  • Still other agents that cause urethritis include viruses, such as genital herpes simplex virus and human papilloma virus, and the protozoan Trichomonas vaginalis.

    A Baby at Last!

  • The mesothelioma tissue surrounding the male internal reproductive organs is called the tunica vaginalis testis.


  • Repeated Applications of the Blade were required to cut through the scrotal sac, the epididymis, and the tunica vaginalis.

    The Terror

  • Monochoria vaginalis (21.8 and 22.0 plants/m²) and barnyard grass (Echinochlea crugalli) (4.0 and 3.5 plants/m²) were the most common weeds (Table 1).

    Chapter 7

  • Un estudio recientemente concluido en el que se tamizaron 12 plantas, se demostr que 3 (25%) plantas inhiben el crecimiento de T. vaginalis.

    Chapter 9

  • Para el caso de Trichomonas vaginalis, se evalu diariamente el nmero de flagelados por mm3 durante 6 das de reto con las maceraciones; para Ascaris lumbricoides se determin el porcentaje de huevos viables por cambios morfolgicos evaluados microscpicamente durante 7 das de reto.

    Chapter 9

  • En 1986 se realiz una tesis de la FCM en la que se investig la actividad de cuatro plantas contra T. vaginalis ninguna de las plantas estudiadas inhibi a este protozoario.

    Chapter 9


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