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Rod

A rarely used unit of length in the U.S. system equal to five and a half feet.

rod

A linear unit of measurement equal to 161/2 feet.

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The regularity of the microvilli and their rodlets, as well as the filament column, may serve as some sort of light guide.
More than 95% of this plant material comprises remains of medullosan pteridosperms, including trunks [less than or equal to] 95 mm in diameter that show resin rodlets and downward-recurved petioles, large bifurcating petioles [less than or equal to] 56 mm in diameter, and pinnae of Macroneuropteris scheuchzeri with cyclopterid pinnules, and Neuropteris ovata.