sickle-shaped


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curved like a sickle

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Scimitar or sickle-shaped sacrum is the hallmark of the triad.
The sickle-shaped blood cells have a shorter lifespan and aren't replaced as quickly as normal blood cells.
The sickle-shaped blades are made with tempered knife steel, and the larger upper blade is shielded to protect the tractor operator from the cuttings.
Patients with sickle cell disease often suffer from painful attacks known as vaso-occlusive crises, during which their sickle-shaped blood cells get stuck in tiny capillaries, depriving tissues of needed oxygen.
The disorder causes the body to make sickle-shaped red blood cells, which tend to block blood flow, causing pain and organ damage, while raising the risk of infection.
Sickle Cell Disease is a serious disorder in which the body makes sickle-shaped red blood cells.
The replacement cells act as starters that grow into normal blood without sickle-shaped deformities, which cause pain, anemia and blood flow problems.
Under certain conditions, these red blood cells become sickle-shaped (crescent shaped) and have difficulty passing through small blood vessels (Lee, Askew, Walker, Stephen, & Robertson-Artwork, 2012).
The carpet, decorated with an asymmetrical pattern of sickle-shaped leaves, was bequeathed to the Corcoran Museum in Washington, DC, upon Clark's death and has been displayed there regularly ever since.
At Rima Hadley and other sinuous rilles, the vent area is a sickle-shaped trough, though we don't know why rille vents commonly appear this way.
In them, a white-crowned figure travels in ceremonial processions and on sickle-shaped boats, perhaps representing an early tax-collecting tour of Egypt.
Belhoul said, "Sickle cell is an inherited condition in which abnormal hemoglobin deforms red blood cells into sickle-shaped bodies that do not pass smoothly through blood vessels.
Sickle cell anaemia is the most common sickle cell disease and is caused by abnormal haemoglobin that cause a rigid, distorted and sickle-shaped red blood cell.
Sickle-shaped skylights accented with turquoise glass wavelets cast natural light into all major public spaces from the roof garden above, providing a playful color within the collaborative spaces.