CREST syndrome (krěst)
A form of scleroderma that is a combination of calcinosis, Raynaud’s phenomenon, esophageal motility disorders, sclerodactyly, and telangiectasia.
[krest-woo d] /ˈkrɛstˌwʊd/ noun 1. a city in E Missouri. 2. a town in NE Illinois.
[kres-il, kree-sil] /ˈkrɛs ɪl, ˈkri sɪl/ adjective, Chemistry. 1. .
[kri-tey-shuh s] /krɪˈteɪ ʃəs/ adjective 1. resembling or containing chalk. 2. (initial capital letter) Geology. noting or pertaining to a period of the Mesozoic Era, from 140 million to 65 million years ago, characterized by the greatest development and subsequent extinction of dinosaurs and the advent of flowering plants and modern insects. noun 3. (initial […]
[kreet-n] /ˈkrit n/ adjective 1. of or relating to the island of Crete or its inhabitants. noun 2. a native or inhabitant of Crete. /ˈkriːtən/ adjective 1. of or relating to Crete or its inhabitants noun 2. a native or inhabitant of Crete n. Old English Cretense (plural), from Latin Cretanus (singular); see Crete. They […]