[ adjective ] having or localized centrally at a focus
"focal point" "focal infection"
Used in print(J. W. C. Hagstrom et al., "Debilitating muscular...)
In_addition , other sections contained focal areas of recent myocardial necrosis that were infiltrated with neutrophils .
A section of the colon revealed intense hyperemia and extensive focal ulcerations of the mucosa , associated with much fibrin and many neutrophils .
Microscopic studies of the gastrocnemius , pectoralis_major , transversus_abdominis , biceps_brachii , and diaphragm showed atrophy as_well_as varying degrees of injury ranging from swelling and vacuolization to focal necrosis of the muscle_fibers .
[ adjective ] of or relating to a focus