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Medical Term:

serous demilunes

 

Definition: the serous cells at the distal end of a mucous, tubuloalveolar secretory unit of certain salivary glands (sublingual).

Synonym(s): Giannuzzi crescents, Giannuzzi demilunes, Heidenhain crescents, Heidenhain demilunes

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