Origin of nodular
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Also, nodular or kidney-shaped masses of what the quarrymen call plaster-eggs—apparently snowy gypsum.
The nodular type, however, may occur in the aorta alone, the branches remaining free.Arteriosclerosis and Hypertension:
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This may be seen especially at Goslar, where the nodular lumps of dark grey colour are called vitriol stone (lapis atramenti).
Misy when it effloresces in no great quantity from the others is like a kind of pollen, otherwise it is nodular.
When nodular growths can be felt in the free border or surface of the liver, the diagnosis is generally easily established.
Word Origin and History for nodular
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