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Definition of the noun DENSA

What does DENSA mean as a name of something?

Densa is a genus of Petrosiidae, described by de Laubenfels in 1934.

Densa is a series of Lycopodiaceae.


Densa was originally a fictional association created in parody of Mensa International. Rather than belonging to the smartest 2% of the population, members of Densa must be in the stupidest 98%. The name Densa is a portmanteau of dense and Mensa.

Phrases with Densa

  1. Poa Densa
  2. Eria Densa
  3. Nama Densa
  4. Rosa Densa
  5. Carex densa
  6. Erica Densa
  7. Genus Densa
  8. Ixora Densa
  9. Osmia densa
  10. Phlox Densa
  11. Pinus densa
  12. Salix Densa
  13. Stipa Densa
  14. Tinus Densa
  15. Udora Densa
  16. Vilfa Densa
  17. Xyris Densa
  18. Acacia Densa
  19. Adocia Densa
  20. Arabis Densa

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Google previewStevens & Lowe's Human Histology (2014)

With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access by James S. Lowe, Peter G. Anderson

The macula densa is a specialized adaptation of distal tubular epithelium The macula densa is a specialized zone of the distal tubule where it is in close contact with the vascular hilum of the glomerulus. In this region, the epithelial cells of the ...

Google previewNanoscience in Dermatology (2016)

by Michael R. Hamblin, Pinar Avci, Tarl Prow

The lamina densa is an electron-dense zone between 35 and 60 nm thick, whose main component is a specific collagen protein,

The sublamina densa is a less well-defined zone that could be considered to be the top of the papillary dermis.

Google previewLookingbill and Marks' Principles of Dermatology (2013)

by James G. Marks Jr., Jeffrey J. Miller

the lamina densa; the lamina densa is an electron-dense zone composed primarily of type IV ...

Google previewPhysiology (2012)

by Robert J. Person, Roger Thies

The macula densa is an area of modified renal tubular epithelium at the junction between ...

Google previewKumar and Clark's Clinical Medicine E-Book (2012)

by Parveen Kumar, Michael L Clark

The macula densa is a plaque of cells containing large, tightly packed cell nuclei (hence the name macula densa; see Fig. 12.2) within the thick ascending limb of the loop of Henle. This anatomical arrangement is such as to allow changes in ...

Google previewPass PCCN! (2015)

by Kathleen Farrell, Robin Donohoe Dennison

The juxtaglomerular apparatus consists of the macula densa and the juxtaglomerular cells. The macula densa is a part of the distal ...

Google previewHigh-yield Kidney (2006)

by Ronald W. Dudek

The lamina densa is an electron-dense layer of the GBM located between the lamina rara interna and lamina rara externa. This layer is characterized by a fairly dense network of the 03 and OC4 chains of type IV collagen [OjdV) and <X4(IV)]. c ...

Google previewHypertension Primer (2008)

by Joseph L. Izzo, Domenic A. Sica, Henry Richard Black

The macula densa is a modified plaque of cells in the distal tubule of the nephron , located at the end of the loop of Henle and adjacent to the afferent arteriole, the JG cells, and extraglomerular mesangium. All of these components make up the ...

Google previewBrenner and Rector's The Kidney (2011)

by Maarten W. Taal, Glenn M. Chertow, Philip A. Marsden, Karl Skorecki, Alan S. L. Yu, Barry M. Brenner

Macula Densa The macula densa is a specialized region of the distal tubule adjacent to the hilum ...

Google previewRobbins Basic Pathology (2016)

by CTI Reviews

The lamina densa is a component of the basement membrane zone ...

Google previewAnatomy and Physiology, An Integrative Approach (2016)

by CTI Reviews

The lamina densa is a component of the basement membrane zone between the epidermis and dermis of the skin, and is an electrondense zone between the lamina lucida and dermis, synthesized by the basal cells of the epidermis, and ...

Google previewTextbook of Aging Skin (2009)

by Miranda A. Farage, Kenneth W. Miller, Howard I. Maibach

Lamina densa is a sheet-like structure, which is mainly composed of type IV collagen. Lamina lucida is a region between the lamina densa and the epithelia, forming electron-dense plaques, hemidesmosomes, which mainly consist of ...

Google previewGarden and Forest (1895)

by Charles Sprague Sargent

densa is a native of British Guiana, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Molecular Pharmacology

by Stefan Offermanns

Densa. The M-channels (M for muscarine) are expressed in the peripheral sympathetic neurons and CNS. In the absence of acetylcholine, the M- channel opens at resting membrane potential and dampens neuronal responsiveness to ...

Google previewEtymological Dictionary of Grasses (2007)

by Harold T. Clifford, Peter D. Bostock

Calamagrostis densus, Deyeuxia densa, Dissanthelium densum, Eragrostis densa, Stipa densa densiflor-a, -um, -us L. densus, dense; flos, flower. Inflorescences congested densifolia L. densus, dense; folium, leaf. Leaves densely imbricate ...

Google previewComplete Encyclopedia of the Freshwater Aquarium (2001)

by John Dawes

Temperature range: Coldwater /tropical DENSA, ARGENTINE WATER WEED, GIANT ELODEA Egerta densa Water preferences: Wot critical Ligh ting: Medium to very high Temperature range : ...

Google previewAn Illustrated Dictionary of Dermatologic Syndromes, Second Edition (2006)

by Susan B. Mallory

Milia and scar formation Hyperpigmentation Mucosal involvement variable Histology shows: Separation below lamina densa Immunoglobulin G and complement deposits below lamina densa by immunoelectron.

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2016)

by Mosby

lamina densa, a layer of epithelial basal lamina that appears dark in electron micrographs. lamina dura, 1. a sheet of compact alveolar bone that lies adjacent to ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Cell & Molecular Biology (2007)

by John M. Lackie

macula densa A group of close-packed epithelial cells in the distal convoluted tubule of the kidney that control renin release in response to changes in the sodium concentration of the fluid passing through the tubule. macule A spot: only ...

Google previewEnglish-international dictionary (1908)

by Louis Beaufront, Louis Couturat, Paul Desdemaines Hugon

skandar scandal, skandalo , to Make, skandalar to scandalize, skandalar scanty, mal- densa scapula, skapulo scar, cikatro scarab, skarabo scarce, rara- (population, etc.) ...

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Scrabble value of D2E1N1S1A1

The value of this 5-letter word is 6 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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