As the colony increases, the granular character becomes more marked, until it seems to be made up of highly refractile granules, like a mass of particles of glass. From Wordnik.com. [Scientific American Supplement, No. 458, October 11, 1884] Reference
After further contraction the outer layers of the mass become still more highly differentiated and form a distinct spore membrane, and the spore itself is now highly refractile. From Wordnik.com. [The Elements of Bacteriological Technique A Laboratory Guide for Medical, Dental, and Technical Students. Second Edition Rewritten and Enlarged.] Reference
The nucleus exhibits an intranuclear network and one or two refractile nucleoli. From Wordnik.com. [XI. Splanchnology. 2i. The Liver] Reference
The blood platelets (Fig. 456) are discoid or irregularly shaped, colorless, refractile bodies, much smaller than the red corpuscles. From Wordnik.com. [V. Angiology. 2. The Blood] Reference
Apoptotic cell corpses were identified as highly refractile disks in the germline of identically treated hermaphrodites using Nomarski optics at the time points shown in. From Wordnik.com. [PLoS Biology: New Articles] Reference
Stained bacilli, when examined with the polarising microscope, often show a doubly refractile cell wall (e. g. From Wordnik.com. [The Elements of Bacteriological Technique A Laboratory Guide for Medical, Dental, and Technical Students. Second Edition Rewritten and Enlarged.] Reference
26th day after innoculation observed peculiar rounding of scattered cells with refractile bodies in the nucleus and cytoplasm. From Wordnik.com. [Thomas H. Weller - Biography] Reference
Corpses were detected by their refractile shape under DIC optic and followed along in time using SIMI Biocell (see also Transgenic strains were constructed by biolistic transformation. From Wordnik.com. [PLoS Biology: New Articles] Reference
(2) A second variety comprises from 1 to 4 per cent. of the leucocytes; they are larger than the previous kind, and are made up of coarsely granular protoplasm, the granules being highly refractile and grouped around single nuclei of horse-shoe shape (Fig. 454, E). From Wordnik.com. [V. Angiology. 2. The Blood] Reference
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