Pole

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Pole

A unit of area equivalent to 1/320th of one square mile.
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Sonography of the abdomen demonstrated a bilateral, mixed echogenic mass, enveloping the upper poles of the kidneys. These masses flattened and displaced the kidneys inferiorly (Figure 1).
The depth of tomograms that included the upper and lower poles of the kidneys, indicating the center section of tomography, were recorded and compared.