[ US /ˌsɪɡˈmɔɪdəɫ/ ]
- of or relating to the sigmoid flexure in the large intestine
How To Use sigmoidal In A Sentence
- A blood sample drawn at presentation was examined; unlike all other specimens studied, there was a sigmoidal increase at 550 nm, but not at 610 or 700 nm.
- The stopping probability curves are distinctly sigmoidal in shape, and the decreasing slope at further distances reflects the attenuating effect of the distance × speed interaction.
- When onion seedlings recovered from water stress, the growth curve was sigmoidal and it took approximately 5-6 d before the elongation rate of the shoot or root reached a maximum.
- The majority of the curves display a simple sigmoidal pH dependence; however, several residues exhibit more complex shapes.
- On the other hand, the curve describing the aggregation equilibrium in the membrane shows that aggregation in this phase is much less favored as compared to water and exhibits a marked sigmoidal shape.