lines of Zahn


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lines of Zahn

(zahn),
riblike markings seen by the naked eye on the surface of antemortem thrombi; they consist of a branching framework of platelets and fibrin separating the coagulated blood cells.
Synonym(s): striae of Zahn

Zahn,

Friedrich W., German pathologist, 1845-1904.
lines of Zahn - riblike markings seen by the naked eye on the surface of antemortem thrombi. Synonym(s): striae of Zahn
striae of Zahn - Synonym(s): lines of Zahn
Zahn infarct - a pseudoinfarct of the liver due to obstruction of a branch of the portal vein.