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Charcot-Leyden crystal

(shăr-kō′lī′dĕn )

[Charcot; Ernest V. von Leyden, Ger. physician, 1832-1910]
A type of colorless, hexagonal, double-pointed, often needle-like crystal found in the sputum in asthma and bronchial bronchitis or in the feces in ulceration of the intestine, esp. amebiasis.

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Venes, Donald, editor. "Charcot-Leyden Crystal." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Taber's Online, www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/731169/all/Charcot_Leyden_crystal.
Charcot-Leyden crystal. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/731169/all/Charcot_Leyden_crystal. Accessed June 24, 2019.
Charcot-Leyden crystal. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/731169/all/Charcot_Leyden_crystal
Charcot-Leyden Crystal [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 June 24]. Available from: https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/731169/all/Charcot_Leyden_crystal.
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