serous demilunes

se·rous dem·i·lunes

the serous cells at the distal end of a mucous, tubuloalveolar secretory unit of certain salivary glands (for example, sublingual).

Giannuzzi,

Giuseppe, Italian anatomist, 1839-1876.
Giannuzzi crescents - the serous cells at the distal end of a mucous, tubuloalveolar secretory unit of certain salivary glands. Synonym(s): Giannuzzi demilunes; serous demilunes
Giannuzzi demilunes - Synonym(s): Giannuzzi crescents

Heidenhain,

Rudolph P., German histologist and physiologist, 1834-1897.
Biondi-Heidenhain stain - see under Biondi
Heidenhain azan stain - a technique to stain nuclei and erythrocytes red, muscle orange, glia fibrils reddish, mucin blue, and collagen and reticulum dark blue.
Heidenhain crescents - the serous cells at the distal end of a mucous, tubuloalveolar secretory unit of certain salivary glands. Synonym(s): Heidenhain demilunes; serous demilunes
Heidenhain demilunes - Synonym(s): Heidenhain crescents
Heidenhain iron hematoxylin stain - an iron alum hematoxylin stain used for staining muscle striations and mitotic structures blue-black.
Heidenhain law - glandular secretion is always accompanied by an alteration in the structure of the gland.
Heidenhain pouch - a small sac or pouch of the stomach fashioned for the purpose of obtaining gastric juice and for studying gastric secretion in physiologic experiments.
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The mean number of serous demilunes in "a" and "b" parts of right and left gland was calculated and their difference was statistically insignificant (p Greater than 0.
The sublingual gland is mixed, composed of mucous acini with scattered serous demilunes.
The mucous acini have clear cellular limits; the nuclei are confined to the basal cytoplasm and are capped by large serous demilunes.
The serous component of this lobe is formed by serous demilunes formations and occasionally there are serous acini (Figs.