crenation


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crenation

[krə′nā·shən]
(physiology)
A notched appearance of shrunken erythrocytes; seen when they are exposed to the air or to strong saline solutions.

crenation

One of a series of rounded projections or teeth forming an edge.
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Future model enhancements will account for additional changes in the blood culture system such as additional forms of haemoglobin (e.g., met-haemoglobin) and other physical changes occurring to the erythrocyte population (e.g., swelling, lysis, and crenation).
* Discuss causes, signs and symptoms, prevention, and treatment for following complications: Hypotension, disequilibrium, hypertension, fever/pyrogenic reactions, angina, muscle cramps, rising venous pressures, shortness of breath, transfusion reaction, seizures, clotted dialyzer, blood leaks, arterial pressures, changing blood lines, arterial blood flow interruption, air embolus, cardiac arrest, anaphylactic reactions, hemolysis, arrhythmias, back pain, blood loss, crenation, hypoglycemia
Hematoxylin-eosin-stained slides were evaluated for integrity of tissue architecture, as well as for details of nuclei and nucleoli, preservation of cytoplasmic structure, cellular secretions, stroma/ epithelium interface, and possible presence of crenation of red blood cells and hemolysis.