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Shaped like a crescent.


Shaped like a crescent.


(kres'ent) [L. crescere, to grow]
Shaped like a sickle or a waxing or waning moon. crescentic (kre-sen'tik), adjective

articular crescent

A crescent-shaped cartilage present in certain joints, as the menisci of the knee joint.

crescent body

See: red cell ghost

myopic crescent

A grayish patch around the optic disk in the fundus of the eye caused by atrophy of the choroid.

crescent of Giannuzzi

See: Giannuzzi, Giuseppe
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Trampling and tumbling yielded three diagnostic breakage patterns: crescentic chips, angular chips, and slivered chips.
Influenza vaccination induced leukocytoclastic vasculitis and pauci-immune crescentic glomerulonephritis.
Causes of respiratory distress in neonates presented on CXR (1,3,4,6,7) Term neonate Premature neonate CXR findings Meconium aspiration Aspiration Infection Infection Increased lung density Transient tachypnoea Transient tachypnoea of Symmetrical or of the newborn (TTN)/ the newborn (TTN)/ asymmetrical Wet lung Wet lung Respiratory distress Focal or syndrome (RDS) diffuse / hyaline membrane disease (HMD) Pulmonary haemorrhage Spontaneous pneumothorax Spontaneous Crescentic pneumothorax lucency Patent ductus / Linear markings persistent foetal Increased circulation vascularity Table III.
1) Rarely, such injury can be complicated by the development of a triad of anesthesia, paresthesias, and crescentic ala nasi ulceration known as the trigeminal trophic syndrome (TTS).
Female: caudal fin crescentic, upper rays slightly elongated; caudal fin concavity 16% SL; anal fin rounded posteriorly, not reaching vertical at caudal-fin base; pelvic fin barely reaching anus.
Mr Leahy also employs the engaging word "lunulae", which are thin crescentic gold plates in a moon shape, used for collars.
crescentic glomerulonephritis due to ANCA-positive vasculitis
In addition, although rare, malignancy and specifically renal cell carcinoma have been associated with a number of paraneoplastic glomerular diseases including immunoglobulin A nephropathy, focal segmental glomerulosclerosis, membranous glomerulonephropathy, minimal change disease, secondary amyloidosis, and crescentic glomerulonephritis.
A case of acquired renal cystic disease (ACDK) with oncocytosis, a dominant nodule (oncocytoma), multiple adenomas and a microscopic papillary renal cell carcinoma associated with crescentic glomerulonephritis.
Stormer (1973) described the crescentic to triangular ornamentation of importance in the taxonomy of the Hughmilleriidae, a family grouping that previously included Parahughmilleria and briefly described the ornament of Parahughmilleria hefieri and Parahughmilleria major.