demilunes

n. half moon, crescent

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Giannuzzi demilunes — Heidenhain demilunes Giannuzzi crescents …   Medical dictionary

  • Giannuzzi crescents (bodies cells demilunes) — Gian·nuz·zi crescents (bodies, cells, demilunes) (jah n tґse) [Guiseppe Giannuzzi, Italian anatomist, 1839–1876] see under crescent …   Medical dictionary

  • Heidenhain's demilunes law iron hematoxylin stain — Hei·den·hain s demilunes, law, iron hematoxylin stain (hiґdən hīn) [Rudolf Peter Heidenhain, German physiologist, 1834–1897] see Giannuzzi crescents, under crescent, and see under law and stain …   Medical dictionary

  • demilune — 1. A small body with a form similar to that of a half moon or a crescent. 2. Term frequently used for the gametocyte of Plasmodium falciparum. [Fr. half moon] Giannuzzi demilunes SYN: serous demilunes. Heidenhain demilunes SYN …   Medical dictionary

  • Serous demilune — Section of submaxillary gland of kitten. Duct semidiagrammatic. (Demilune labeled at center bottom.) Gray s subject #242 1136 …   Wikipedia

  • crescent — 1. Any figure of the shape of the moon in its first quarter. 2. The figure made by the gray columns or cornua on cross section of the spinal cord. 3. SYN: malarial c.. [L. cresco, pp. cretus, to grow] articular c. SYN: meniscus lens …   Medical dictionary

  • gland — An organized aggregation of cells functioning as a secretory or excretory organ. SYN: glandula (1) [TA]. [L. glans, acorn] accessory g. a small mass of glandular structure, detached from but lying near another and larger g., to which it is… …   Medical dictionary

  • Giannuzzi crescents — crescent shaped patches of serous cells surrounding the mucous tubules in seromucous glands, and formed by the outnumbered albuminous cells pushed to the blind ends of the terminal portions or into saccular outpocketings. Called also Heidenhain… …   Medical dictionary

  • Heusden — Infobox Settlement official name = Heusden mapsize = 280px subdivision type = Country subdivision name = Netherlands subdivision type1 = Province subdivision name1 = North Brabant area footnotes = (2006) area total km2 = 81.18 area land km2 =… …   Wikipedia

  • Sublingual gland — Infobox Anatomy Name = PAGENAME Latin = glandula sublingualis GraySubject = 242 GrayPage = 1136 Caption = Dissection, showing salivary glands of right side. (Sublingual gland visible near bottom right.) Caption2 = Salivary glands: #1 is Parotid… …   Wikipedia

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