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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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The menisci, which had thin anterior and posterior horns and a thin body, were defined as the crescentic (semilunar) type.
Perialar crescentic advancement flap for upper cutaneous lip defects.
We report a rare case with ANCA-negative pauci-immune crescentic necrotizing lupus nephritis and briefly discuss the possible mechanism and pathogenesis.
A prognostic classification schema has been introduced that classifies cases into 4 different classes based on the prevalence of crescents and glomerulosclerosis: sclerotic, focal, crescentic, and mixed.
The delineated underwater sand bars in the Gaza Strip coastal zone were as follows: single-crescentic bars; anvil-shaped transverse bars, oblique transverse bars, initial crescentic bars, double crescentic bars and triple crescentic bars.
6f) is a bi-marginally retouched tool on a thin gray chert flake, semi-circular and crescentic in outline.
Proteinase-3-antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody (PR3-ANCA) positive crescentic glomerulonephritis in a patient with Down's syndrome and infectious endocarditis," Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation, vol.
Immunofluorescence (IF) was negative confirming pauci immune crescentic RPGN (Fig.
Steroid may be administered in patients with severe gastrointestinal involvement, proteinuria at nephrotic level and crescentic glomerulonephritis.
However, this diamicton has proportionately little sand and gravel, so complete reworking of ice-marginal kame deposits may best explain the location and crescentic shape of these landforms.
On the CT scan, SDE appears as a hypodense or isodense crescentic or lenticular area adjacent to the inner table of the skull (Fig.
Renal biopsy, during which 24 glomeruli were examined including four cellular, six fibrocellular, and one fibrous crescent, revealed necrotizing crescentic pauci-immune glomerulonephritis with fibrinoid necrosis in the capillary loops of some glomeruli.