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See also: accole
accolé (not comparable)
- (microbiology) crescent-shaped.
- 2005, Mary Louise Turgeon, Clinical Hematology: Theory and Procedures, →ISBN, page 106:
- Sometimes the trophozoites are seen as crescent-shaped masses at the periphery of the erythrocyte (accolé forms ).
- 2012, Patrick R. Murray, Ken S. Rosenthal, & Michael A. Pfaller, Medical Microbiology,with STUDENT CONSULT Online Access,7, →ISBN:
- Ring forms of Plasmodium falciparum. note the multiple ring forms and appliqué (accolé) forms within the individual erythrocytes, which is characteristic of this organism.
- 2013, C. L. Dunn & D. D. Pandya, The Chemistry and Bacteriology of Public Health, →ISBN, page 323:
- “Accolé” ring forms (occasionally met with in benign and quartan infection) are very common in malignant malaria and are seen as minute faint blue semi-circles of cytoplasm on the margin of red cells, the chromatin dot being frequently seen on the free apex of the part of the red cell enclosed by the semi-circle.