crenation

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noun cre·na·tion \kri-ˈnā-shən\

Definition of crenation

  1. 1 a :  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

1846

First Known Use of crenation

1846


Medical Dictionary

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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