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1. The figure of the moon as it appears before its first quarter phase or after its third quarter phase, with concave and convex edges terminating in points.
a. A curved street.
b. A curved block of buildings, especially row houses, forming a continuous facade.
3. A curved pastry.
1. Crescent-shaped.
2. Waxing, as the moon approaching its first quarter phase; increasing.

[Middle English cressaunt, from Anglo-Norman, variant of Old French creissant, from present participle of creistre, to grow, from Latin crēscere; see ker- in Indo-European roots.]

cres·cen′tic (krə-sĕn′tĭk) adj.


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It was at this point, gentlemen, that enraged by the defection of seven of his former associates, and stung by the mocking voice that had last hailed him, and maddened by his long entombment in a place as black as the bowels of despair; it was then that Steelkilt proposed to the two Canallers, thus far apparently of one mind with him, to burst out of their hole at the next summoning of the garrison; and armed with their keen mincing knives (long, crescentic, heavy implements with a handle at each end) run a muck from the bowsprit to the taffrail; and if by any devilishness of desperation possible, seize the ship.
Fiber optic bronchoscopy revealed diffuse blood oozing from all pulmonary segments, consistent with pulmonary hemorrhage, and a percutaneous kidney biopsy showed Pauci-immune crescentic glomerulonephritis, which is typical for MPA.
At Ratqa, KOC found the crescentic trend to have 18?
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.
The anterior lobe of the middle body is large, subcircular, separated from the crescentic posterior lobe by the discontinuous middle furrow completely fading in the mid-part.
Spectrum of glomerular disease in HIV Glomerular pattern Subtypes HIV-FGS or 'classic' HIVAN Some have described a mixed (HIV-associated nephropathy) variant of HIV-FGS in combination with a proliferative glomerulonephritis HIV-ICD (this group of patients Mesangial proliferative may have co-infection with hepatitis B or C) Membranoproliferative (type I and III) Lupus-like Exudative-proliferative Crescentic IgA Membranous Various glomerulonephropathies Minimal change (this is a heterogeneous group with different aetiologies) Immunotactoid Amyloidosis HIV-TTP/HUS TTP/HUS Comorbid disease Diabetic nephropathy Hypertensive nephrosclerosis Auto-immune disease (e.
She had been prescribed prednisone for crescentic glomerulonephritis and hydroxychloroquine (Plaquenil) for control of the SLE-associated arthritis.
By virtue of its large molecular size with multiple epitopes, Hcy is a potent immunogen as evidenced by the development of discrete crescentic arcs in Ouchterlony double immunodiffusion assay upon antibody challenge (Fig.
Crescentic glomerulonephritis associated with rifampicin in a patient co-infected with tuberculosis and human immunodeficiency virus.
Anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic autoantibodies with specificity for myeloperoxidase in patients with systemic vasculitis and idiopathic necrotizing and crescentic glomerulonephritis.
The batwing and hemibatwing mammoplasty [37] (Figure 7) and crescentic excisions (Figure 8) are employed for tumours in the upper quadrants of the breast between 10 and 2 o'clock that lie relatively close to the nipple-areola complex and usually lie below the bra line.
The renal biopsy showed aggressive disease with crescentic glomerulonephritis in 10 of 16 glomeruli.