pyknotic


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pyknotic

(pɪkˈnɒtɪk)
adj
a variant spelling of pycnotic
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Adj.1.pyknotic - of or relating to or exhibiting pyknosis
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The follicle was regarded as degenerated if it contained a cytoplasmic microvacuolation, pyknotic nucleus, shrunken ooplasm, and/or disrupted granulosa cells (Figure 2C).
The nuclei are small, pyknotic, and dark blue, and the cytoplasm is large and light blue (figure 1).
8) Epithelial surface cells show vacuolated cytoplasm around irregular, pyknotic nuclei.
Compared with the control group (Figure 4A), the white LED group exposed to 750 lux white LED light for 28 days (Figure 4B) exhibited pyknotic photoreceptor nuclei, swelling of the inner segment, and a disorganized outer segment.
Upon oviposition (stage 30), the corpora lutea significantly decrease in size and pyknotic nuclei (a sign of luteolysis) can be observed in the cells of the luteal mass.
Apoptotic keratinocytes with condensed eosinophilic cytoplasm, with or without pyknotic nuclei, are also appreciated.
Nuclei of affected neurons remained central but were variably pyknotic, karyorrhectic, or rarely karyomegalic with absent or dispersed chromatin.
Numerous foamy macrophages (often containing pyknotic cell debris) and occasional plasma cells and heterophils were present.
The small, dark pyknotic nuclei had disrupted nuclear membranes and were devoid of nucleoli (Fig.
The nuclei of hepatocytes in such areas were pyknotic while other cells showed karyolisis or karyorrhexis, as well as evident cytoplasmic fragmentation, all indicating severe coagulative necrosis.
The process continues with eventual formation of pyknotic nuclei.