Sinusoid meaning

sīnə-soid, -nyə-
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Any of the venous cavities through which blood passes in various glands and organs, such as the adrenal gland and the liver.
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Any of the venous cavities through which blood passes in various glands and organs, such as the adrenal gland and the liver.
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(mathematics) A sine curve.
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(anatomy) Any of several channels through which venous blood passes in various organs.
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(mathematics) Sinusoidal.
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(anatomy) Characteristic of a sinus.
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Origin of sinusoid

  • Medieval Latin sinus sine sine –oid

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From the French sinusoïde.

    From Wiktionary