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synonyms for crescentic

  • bow-shaped
  • bowed
  • concave
  • convex
  • crescent-shaped
  • crescentiform
  • curved
  • falcate
  • semicircular
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How to use crescentic in a sentence

In estivo-autumnal malaria the gametes take distinctive ovoid and crescentic forms, and are not difficult to recognize.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
In estivo-autumnal fever usually only the small "ring bodies" and the crescentic and ovoid gametes are seen in the blood.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
Two pairs of plates for the King of France required 3000 crescentic and 3000 round gilt nails to fix the velvet.
ARMOUR IN ENGLANDJ. STARKIE GARDNER
They have numerous endothelial valves, formed of two crescentic segments allowing the lymph to pass toward the root of the neck.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 17, SLICE 2VARIOUS
Some of these are circular or horseshoe shaped, some crescentic, and others curved or even straight ridges.
THE MAYA INDIANS OF SOUTHERN YUCATAN AND NORTHERN BRITISH HONDURASTHOMAS WILLIAM FRANCIS GANN
The caudal fin is concave or crescentic, and the scales are larger than those of the gag.
BASS, PIKE, PERCH, AND OTHERSJAMES ALEXANDER HENSHALL
The head shield carries a pair of large, crescentic, compound eyes, like those of the insect.
THE ELEMENTS OF GEOLOGYWILLIAM HARMON NORTON
This fold is lightly stretched over the edges of the eyelids, and forms, as it were, a third palpebra of a crescentic shape.
JOURNAL OF THE THIRD VOYAGE FOR THE DISCOVERY OF A NORTH-WEST PASSAGEWILLIAM EDWARD PARRY
A crescentic piece of skin is marked out on the lower lid by two incisions which have their concavity directed upwards.
A SYSTEM OF OPERATIVE SURGERY, VOLUME IV (OF 4)VARIOUS
The shape was semilunar, crescentic or approximately that of the sector of a circle.
THE ABORIGINAL POPULATION OF THE SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY, CALIFORNIASHERBURNE F. COOK
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CRESCENTIC

  • bow-shaped
  • bowed
  • concave
  • convex
  • crescent-shaped
  • crescentic
  • crescentiform
  • curved
  • falcate
  • semicircular
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.