banana form

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A term for the microscopic morphology of macrogametocytes, the female sexual intraerythrocytic form of Plasmodium falciparum which also has compact chromatin

banana form

Crescent form Parasitology A term for the morphology of macrogametocytes, the ♀ sexual intraerythrocytic form of Plasmodium falciparum which also has compact chromatin
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As to the phenomenon known as the "ashy light," it is explained naturally by the effect of the transmission of the solar rays from the earth to the moon, which give the appearance of completeness to the lunar disc, while it presents itself under the crescent form during its first and last phases.
The crescent form is the most overt expression of these aspirations, the result of a year of research into local building technology, mapping of the village plan, and investigations into the villagers' culture and daily routines.
Isolated on the floor, one of the larger Smile sculptures plays host to, and shapes, a blackened steel Guest that gently drapes across its crescent form, while a silver-plated version holds its own amidst Diamond Deserts.
Tucked away on the north-west corner, Rafael Vinoly's Vdara hotel and spa plays a symbolic card, a low-key crescent form of patterned glass amply kitted out with art (a Frank Stella painting in reception lends gravitas) and the Silk Road restaurant (a smouldering gold bazaar).
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