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lake

 [lāk]
1. to undergo separation of hemoglobin from erythrocytes.
2. a circumscribed collection of fluid in a hollow or depressed cavity; see also lacuna.
lacrimal lake the triangular space at the medial angle of the eye, where the tears collect. See also lacrimal apparatus.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

lake

(lāk), [TA]
1. A small collection of fluid. Synonym(s): lacus [TA]
2. To cause blood plasma to become red as a result of the release of hemoglobin from the erythrocytes, such as when the latter are suspended in water.

See also: lacuna.
[A.S. lacu, fr. L. lacus, lake]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

lake

(lāk)
1. [TA] A small collection of fluid.
Synonym(s): lacus.
2. To cause blood plasma to turn red as a result of the release of hemoglobin from erythrocytes.
See also: lacuna
[A.S. lacu, fr. L. lacus, lake]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

lake

(lāk)
1. Small collection of fluid.
2. To cause blood plasma to become red as a result of hemoglobin release from erythrocytes.
[A.S. lacu, fr. L. lacus, lake]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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