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crenated

 [kre´nāt-ed]
scalloped or notched.
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cre·nate

, crenated (krē'nāt, -nā-ted),
Indented; denoting the outline of a shriveled red blood cell, as observed in a hypertonic solution.
See also: crenocyte.
[L. crena, a notch]
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cre·nate

, crenated (krē'nāt, -nā-ted)
Indented; denoting the outline of a shriveled red blood cell, as observed in a hypertonic solution.
[L. crena, a notch]
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Neutrophil Changes Erythrocyte Changes Cytoplasmic vacuoles Crenated (burr cells, echinocytes) Loss of granulations Spherocytes Elongated nuclei Elongated (elliptocytes) (loss of segmentation) Undefined chromatin Schistocytes (fragments) (appear liquefied) Pyknotic nuclei (necrobiotic) Hypochromic Cytoplasm rupture Smudge (basket) cells
non-artefactual objects with thermal shattering such as potlid scars and/or crenated fractures that superficially look similar to backed artefacts in plan shape;
The hyperplastic polyps were characterized by elongation of crypts in association with tall columnar cells giving the epithelium a crowded, tufted or crenated appearance.
In this disorder, the red blood cells are often crenated and there may be many ghost cells.