Sinusoid



noun, Mathematics.
1.
a curve described by the equation y = a sin x, the ordinate being proportional to the sine of the abscissa.
noun
1.
any of the irregular terminal blood vessels that replace capillaries in certain organs, such as the liver, heart, spleen, and pancreas
2.
another name for sine curve
adjective
3.
resembling a sinus

sinusoid si·nu·soid (sī’nə-soid’, -nyə-)
n.
Any of the venous cavities through which blood passes in various glands and organs, such as the adrenal gland and the liver. adj.
Resembling a sinus.
si’nu·soi’dal (-soid’l) adj.

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