Crenation



[kri-ney-shuh n] /krɪˈneɪ ʃən/

noun
1.
a rounded projection or tooth, as on the margin of a leaf.
2.
Anatomy. (in erythrocytes) the state of being or becoming shrunken with a notched or indented edge.
3.
a notch between teeth.
/krɪˈneɪʃən/
noun
1.
any of the rounded teeth or the notches between them on a crenate structure
2.
a crenate formation or condition

crenation cre·na·tion (krĭ-nā’shən)
n.

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