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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.
the crescentic area on the floor of the mouth formed by the lingual wall of the mandible and the adjacent part of the floor of the mouth.
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sub·lin·gual cres·cent(sŭb-linggwăl kresĕnt)
Crescentic area on floor of mouth formed by lingual wall of mandible and adjacent part of floor of mouth.
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