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crenate

[′krē‚nāt]
(biology)
Having a scalloped margin; used specifically for foliar structures, shrunken erythrocytes, and shells of certain mollusks.
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Erythrocytes are crenated, some with cytoplasmic spikes (echinocytes).
Another form of atypia seen in RO, which can be confused with ChRCC, is crenated, small, dark nuclei that also represent degenerative changes, mimicking the wrinkled, clefted nuclei in ChRCC (Figure 4, A).
In this disorder, the red blood cells are often crenated and there may be many ghost cells.
It is often difficult if not impossible to distinguish between SAH and TLP (1, 2) by available CSF tests such as (a) measurement of xanthochromia of the supernatant after centrifugation, (b) counting of erythrocytes in the first and last tubes of collected CSF, or (c) searching of CSF microscopically for crenated erythrocytes (3-5).
Occasional neurons or groups of neurons were crenated and darkly stained.