crescent cell anemia n.
See sickle cell anemia.
[kres-uh nt] /ˈkrɛs ənt/ noun 1. a shape resembling a segment of a ring tapering to points at the ends. 2. something, as a roll or cookie, having this shape. 3. Astronomy. 4. the emblem of Turkey or of Islam. 5. the power, religion, or civilization of Turkey or of Islam. 6. Also called Chinese […]
noun 1. a roof truss having upper and lower chords curving upward from a common point at each side.
- Crescent wrench
noun trademark. an adjustable tool for gripping hexagonal nuts, with an adjusting screw in the head of the implement
- Crescenza cheese
noun a rich creamy fresh cow’s cheese made in Italy; also called Crescenza Stracchino Usage Note cooking