serous demilunes

(redirected from Giannuzzi crescents)

se·rous dem·i·lunes

the serous cells at the distal end of a mucous, tubuloalveolar secretory unit of certain salivary glands (for example, sublingual).

Giannuzzi,

Giuseppe, Italian anatomist, 1839-1876.
Giannuzzi crescents - the serous cells at the distal end of a mucous, tubuloalveolar secretory unit of certain salivary glands. Synonym(s): Giannuzzi demilunes; serous demilunes
Giannuzzi demilunes - Synonym(s): Giannuzzi crescents

Heidenhain,

Rudolph P., German histologist and physiologist, 1834-1897.
Biondi-Heidenhain stain - see under Biondi
Heidenhain azan stain - a technique to stain nuclei and erythrocytes red, muscle orange, glia fibrils reddish, mucin blue, and collagen and reticulum dark blue.
Heidenhain crescents - the serous cells at the distal end of a mucous, tubuloalveolar secretory unit of certain salivary glands. Synonym(s): Heidenhain demilunes; serous demilunes
Heidenhain demilunes - Synonym(s): Heidenhain crescents
Heidenhain iron hematoxylin stain - an iron alum hematoxylin stain used for staining muscle striations and mitotic structures blue-black.
Heidenhain law - glandular secretion is always accompanied by an alteration in the structure of the gland.
Heidenhain pouch - a small sac or pouch of the stomach fashioned for the purpose of obtaining gastric juice and for studying gastric secretion in physiologic experiments.