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crescent

 [kres´ent]
1. shaped like a new moon.
2. something with this shape. adj., adj crescen´tic.
Giannuzzi's c's crescent-shaped patches of serous cells surrounding the mucous tubercles in mixed glands.
sublingual crescent the crescent-shaped area on the floor of the mouth, bounded by the lingual wall of the mandible and the base of the tongue.

cres·cent

(kres'ent),
1. Any figure of the shape of the moon in its first quarter.
2. The figure made by the gray columns or cornua on cross-section of the spinal cord.
3. Synonym(s): malarial crescent
[L. cresco, pp. cretus, to grow]

crescent

/cres·cent/ (kres´int)
1. shaped like a new moon.
2. something with this shape.crescen´tic

crescents of Giannuzzi  crescent-shaped patches of serous cells surrounding the mucous tubercles in seromucous glands.
myopic crescent  a crescentic staphyloma in the fundus of the eye in myopia.
sublingual crescent  the crescent-shaped area on the floor of the mouth, bounded by the lingual wall of the mandible and the base of the tongue.

crescent

[kres′ənt]
Etymology: L, crescere, to increase
1 adj, shaped like a new moon.
2 n, a structure that has this shape.
A sharply circumscribed, smoothly curved radiolucency or light-coloured mass on a dark background, which converges at both ends
Pathology—kidneys Epithelial crescents are curved, semilunar lesions seen by low-power light micoscopy which correspond to extracapillary proliferation of Bowman’s—glomerular—capsular epithelium, and acquire a fibroblast-like spindled morphology, possibly stimulated by release of fibrinogen from basement membrane; crescents may be accompanied by collagen and fibrin deposition, mononuclear cell proliferation, and are seen in primary and secondary glomerular disease

crescent

Quarter moon adjective Referring to a sharply circumscribed, smoothly curved radiolucent or light-colored mass in a dark background, which converges at both ends

cres·cent

(kres'ĕnt)
1. Any figure in the shape of the moon in its first quarter.
2. The figure made by the gray columns or cornua on cross-section of the spinal cord.
3. Synonym(s): malarial crescent.
[L. cresco, pp. cretus, to grow]

crescent

1. shaped like a new moon.
2. a crescent-shaped structure.

glomerular crescent
proliferation of parietal epithelial cells lining Bowman's capsule in the kidney; may protrude into Bowman's space and eventually lead to destruction of the glomerulus.
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