Charcot-Leyden crystals Charcot-Ley·den crystals (-līd’n)
Crystals in the shape of elongated double pyramids, formed from eosinophils, found in the sputum in bronchial asthma and in the feces in some intestinal infections.
- Charcot-marie-tooth disease
Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (-tōōth’) n. See peroneal muscular atrophy.
a store where pork products, as hams, sausages, and pâtés are sold. the items sold in such a store. noun cooked cold meats a shop selling cooked cold meats n. 1858, from French charcuterie, literally “pork-butcher’s shop,” from charcuter (16c.), from obsolete char (Modern French chair) cuite “cooked flesh,” from chair “meat” (Old French char, […]
a pork butcher.
a variety of beet, Beta vulgaris cicla, having leaves and leafstalks that are used as a vegetable. noun a variety of beet, Beta vulgaris cicla, with large succulent leaves and thick stalks, used as a vegetable Also called Swiss chard, leaf beet, seakale beet n. 1650s, from French carde “chard” (14c.), perhaps via Provençal, from […]