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Synonyms for crystal

a solid formed by the solidification of a chemical and having a highly regular atomic structure

a crystalline element used as a component in various electronic devices

a rock formed by the solidification of a substance

colorless glass made of almost pure silica

glassware made of quartz

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a protective cover that protects the face of a watch

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Charcot-Leyden crystals, considered to be a morphologic hallmark of eosinophil-related disease, are often also found in inflamed nasal tissue and paranasal sinus contents of patients with allergic rhinitis.
Ultrastructural localization of Charcot-Leyden crystal protein in human eosinophils and basophils.
Charcot-Leyden crystals (degenerated eosinophils) are present as long, needle-shaped, or bipyramidal eosinophilic crystals (figure 2).
The allergic manifestation involves immunocompetent patients and it is characterized by allergic mucin with eosinophils and Charcot-Leyden crystals, as well as increased serum IgE.
Direct examination of hemorrhagic stool showed numerous Charcot-Leyden crystals (CLCs) and 150-200 eggs/g feces of unembryonated hookworm ova (mean size 57.
The presence and diagnostic relevance of Charcot-Leyden crystals (CLCs) in eosinophilic cystitis (EC) was reported in detail recently.
5) They described this a s allergic mucin, which consisted of degenerating eosinophils, desquamated respiratory epithelial cells, and Charcot-Leyden crystals.
New observations include Charcot-Leyden crystals (Figure 4) and association with celiac disease, lupus anticoagulant, and new viral and bacterial infectious agents.
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