crenation

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noun cre·na·tion \kri-ˈnā-shən\

Definition of crenation

  1. 1a :  a crenate formation; especially :  one of the rounded projections on an edge (as of a coin)b :  the quality or state of being crenate

  2. 2 :  shrinkage of red blood cells resulting in crenate margins

First Known Use of crenation

1846


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crenation

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noun cre·na·tion \kri-ˈnā-shən\

Medical Definition of crenation

  1. :  shrinkage of red blood cells resulting in crenated margins

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