crescent sign

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  • Air crescent sign — In radiology, the air crescent sign is a finding on chest X ray and/or computed tomography that is crescenteric and radiolucent, due to a lung cavity that is filled with air and has a round radioopaque mass. [Abramson S. The air crescent sign.… …   Wikipedia

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  • Crescent — For other uses, see Crescent (disambiguation). An example of an artistic crescent in this case a large circle with a smaller one removed …   Wikipedia

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  • crescent — noun (C) 1 a curved shape, wider in the middle and pointed at the ends: crescent moon/knife/biscuit etc: A new crescent moon rose above the town. 2 the curved shape as a sign of the Muslim religion 3 a word meaning a street with a curved shape,… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • crescent — cres|cent [ˈkresənt, ˈkrez ] n [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: creissant, from creistre to grow, increase , from Latin crescere] 1.) a curved shape that is wider in the middle and pointed at the ends ▪ a small crescent of pastry topped… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Hollywood Sign — Infobox Historic building name = Hollywood Sign |300px caption = The Hollywood Sign as it appears today. map type = latitude = longitude = location town = Los Angeles, California location country = United States architect = Thomas Fisk Goff… …   Wikipedia

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