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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.

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]

lake

(lāk)
1. to undergo separation of hemoglobin from erythrocytes.
2. a circumscribed collection of fluid in a hollow or depressed cavity.

lacrimal lake  the triangular space at the medial angle of the eye, where the tears collect.
marginal lakes  discontinuous venous lacunae, relatively free of villi, near the edge of the placenta, formed by merging of the marginal portions of the intervillous space with the subchorial lake.
subchorial lake  the portion of the placenta, relatively free of villi, just beneath the chorionic plate; at the edge of the placenta it becomes continuous with irregular channels to form the marginal lakes.

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]

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]

lake

1. to undergo separation of hemoglobin from erythrocytes.
2. a lacuna; a circumscribed collection of fluid in a hollow or depressed cavity.

lacrimal lake
see lacrimal lake.
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