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re·frin·gent

 (rĭ-frĭn′jənt)
adj.
Of, relating to, or producing refraction; refractive.

[Latin refringēns, refringent-, present participle of refringere, to break up; see refract.]
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refringent

(rɪˈfrɪndʒənt)
adj
(General Physics) physics of, concerned with, or causing refraction; refractive
[C18: from Latin refringere to break up; see refract]
reˈfringency, reˈfringence n
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re·frin·gent

a. refringente, rel. a la refracción o que la causa.
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Etude du mouvement des particules dans un milieu refringent. Ann.
latericeus, he does describe "bands of colourless but refringent ectodermal globules" in similar positions as the green epidermal cells in these other species.
Plant mass formed by densely entangled filaments, prostrate; main filament and branches similar; filaments uniseriate, 6.0-9.0(10.7) um wide; branches long, usually on one side of the filament, not narrowing at the apex; sheath thin to moderately thick, hyaline to yellowish brown; trichomes constricted, 4.0-7.6 [micro]m wide; cells 3.5-7.0(-10.5) [micro]m long, 0.7-1.3(-2.3) times longer than wide; cell content granulated, pale green to pale blue-green; heterocytes frequent, cylindrical to sub-quadrate, 4.0-8.5(-10.0) [micro]m long, 5.0-8.0 [micro]m wide; arthrospores cylindrical to rounded, sometimes in long chains, usually with one (or more) big refringent granule (oil?) inside, 8.0-11.0 [micro]m long, 5.5-7.0 [micro]m wide, epispore thick, smooth, dark yellowish brown.
The myometrium appeared as a thick, homogenous, more refringent structure which formed most of the uterine wall.
Microscopic examination of thumb secretion and sputum samples by using 10% potassium hydroxide revealed the characteristic pilot's wheel appearance of Paracoccidioides brasiliensis, showing multiple-budding yeast cells with well-defined refringent double walls (7) (Figure, panel C).