maltese cross


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maltese cross

a tetrad formation of the early ringlike parasites within the red blood cell seen in babesiosis.
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Mal·tese cross

(mawl'tēz kraws)
A tetrad formation of the early ringlike parasites within the red blood cell seen in babesiosis.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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Mechanical decoupling was successfully achieved using the Maltese cross shape.
Then, in teenage, almost everyone joined the Neath Athletic Rugby Club and every one of the five sides which the club turned out on a Saturday wore the black jersey with Maltese cross. This would be called by the Welsh Rugby Union as being on the rugby union pathway or some tricky business-speak.
The tourbillion carriage is inspired by the brand's signature Maltese cross and magnificently showcases the exceptional level of finishing of each movement part.
Chicago, IL, December 03, 2012 --(PR.com)-- The Maltese Cross Corps charity organization has a long, great tradition of organizing the "Saint Nicholas Goes to Orphans" action shortly before Saint Nicholas Day on December 19th.
This place is integral to Maltese history's chief players: the Knights of Malta (the Crusades, the Maltese cross, etc.)
One example of this is the Badge of the Firefighter, which shares a similar design with the Maltese Cross.
"I remember looking at the tattoo on his arm, a Maltese cross, and thinking he was a big guy," Mr.
The vessel is classed by ABS with Maltese Cross A1 Self Elevating Unit notation.
Chaplains now wear uniforms not associated with a military branch but with distinctive badges featuring the Maltese cross. They now serve in army, navy and airforce environments.
If polarized light microscopy is included, it can be used as a tool to identify plant material on the basis of the Maltese cross evident in amyloplasts when viewed with crossed polars and the birefringence exhibited by cellulosic fibers (for complete instructions for a lab on polarized light microscopy, see McMahon, 2004).
Malta's flag bears the George Cross, awarded to the whole island by George VI for its gallantry in World War II, and Malta has been symbolized for centuries by the Maltese Cross. One of Lithuania's premier symbols of resistance to both czarist and Soviet oppression is the Hill of Crosses, where Lithuanians began leaving crosses after the 1831 Uprising against czarist rule and where they continued to leave tens of thousands of crosses even after the Soviets bulldozed the hill several times.