Medical Definition of Malarial crescent

1. The male or female gametocyte(s) of Plasmodium falciparum, whose presence in human red blood cells is diagnostic of falciparum malaria. Synonym: crescent, sickle form. Myopic crescent, a white or grayish white crescentic area in the fundus of the eye located on the temporal side of the optic disk; caused by atrophy of the choroid, permitting the sclera to become visible. Synonym: myopic conus. Sublingual crescent, the crescent-shaped area on the floor of the mouth formed by the lingual wall of the mandible and the adjacent part of the floor of the mouth. (05 Mar 2000)



Lexicographical Neighbors of Malarial Crescent

malar fold
malar foramen
malar lymph node
malar node
malar point
malar process
malaria
malaria comatosa
malaria mosquito
malaria mosquitos
malaria parasite
malaria vaccines
malariae malaria
malarial
malarial cachexia
malarial crescent (current term)
malarial haemoglobinuria
malarial knobs
malarial mosquito
malarial periodicity
malarial pigment
malarial pigment stain
malarian
malarias
malarigenous
malariological
malariologies
malariologist
malariologists
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