demilune of heidenhain

demilune of heidenhain
noun
see demilune I

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  • Heidenhain — Rudolph P.H., German histologist and physiologist, 1834–1897. See H. crescents, under crescent, H. demilunes, under demilune, H. law, H. azan stain, H. iron hematoxylin stain, H. pouch, Biondi H. stain …   Medical dictionary

  • crescent — 1. Any figure of the shape of the moon in its first quarter. 2. The figure made by the gray columns or cornua on cross section of the spinal cord. 3. SYN: malarial c.. [L. cresco, pp. cretus, to grow] articular c. SYN: meniscus lens …   Medical dictionary

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