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roll

Pronunciation: rol

Definition:

  1. A mass or structure of a rounded or cylindric form created by rotation of a layer of material around its own long axis.
  2. The process by which a round entity is moved by a pressure gradient, as when leukocytes move along a blood vessel wall.

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