Crooke hyaline degeneration

Crooke hyalinization.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • degeneration — 1. Deterioration; passing from a higher to a lower level or type. 2. A worsening of mental, physical, or moral qualities. 3. A retrogressive pathologic change in cells or tissues, in consequence of which their functions are often impaired or… …   Medical dictionary

  • Crooke — Arthur, English pathologist, *1905. See C. granules, under granule, C. hyaline change, C. hyaline degeneration …   Medical dictionary

  • change — An alteration; in pathology, structural alteration of which the cause and significance is uncertain. SYN: shift. Armanni Ebstein c. SYN: Armanni Ebstein kidney. Baggenstoss c. distention of pancreatic acini by …   Medical dictionary

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