Crescentic \Cres*cen"tic\ (kr[e^]s*s[e^]n"t[i^]k), a. Crescent-shaped. ``Crescentic lobes.'' --R. Owen. [1913 Webster]

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  • crescentic — adjective a) growing, increasing, gaining size etc. Twin dimples of the crescentic type came down her tanned cheeks on the sides of her mournful mouth. b) Crescent shaped. Syn: crescent See Also: crescendo …   Wiktionary

  • crescentic — krə̇ˈsentik adjective : resembling or suggesting a crescent crescentic patterns of meandering channels P.E.James …   Useful english dictionary

  • crescentic — adjective see crescent I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • crescentic — shaped like the moon in the first or last quarter …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • crescentic — See crescent. * * * …   Universalium

  • crescentic — Shaped like a crescent. * * * cres·cen·tic (krə senґtik) resembling a crescent …   Medical dictionary

  • crescentic — adj. of or pertaining to a crescent, shaped like a crescent …   English contemporary dictionary

  • crescentic — cres·cen·tic …   English syllables

  • Crescentic Glomerulonephritis — Bei der rasch progressiven Glomerulonephritis (engl. rapidly progressive glomerulonephritis, kurz RPGN) handelt es sich um eine schubweise auftretende extrakapilläre Glomerulonephritis, die mit einem raschen Verlust der Nierenfunktion einhergeht …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • crescentic glomerulonephritis — 1. any glomerulonephritis in which epithelial crescents are present, such as types of diffuse glomerulonephritis and rapidly progressive glomerulonephritis. 2. rapidly progressive glomerulonephritis when crescents are present …   Medical dictionary

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