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1. sickle-shaped

adjective. curved like a sickle.

Synonyms

  • curving
  • curved
  • falcate

Antonyms

  • contour
  • untwisted
  • vertical
  • direct

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Rhymes with Sickle Shaped

  • videotaped
  • scraped
  • reshaped
  • escaped
  • draped
  • taped
  • raped
  • caped

2. sickle-cell_disease

noun. a congenital form of anemia occurring mostly in blacks; characterized by abnormal blood cells having a crescent shape.

Synonyms

  • anemia
  • monogenic disorder
  • anaemia
  • crescent-cell anaemia
  • crescent-cell anemia
  • sickle-cell anaemia
  • sickle-cell anemia
  • monogenic disease
  • drepanocytic anemia

3. sickle-cell_anemia

noun. a congenital form of anemia occurring mostly in blacks; characterized by abnormal blood cells having a crescent shape.

Synonyms

  • anemia
  • monogenic disorder
  • anaemia
  • crescent-cell anaemia
  • sickle-cell disease
  • crescent-cell anemia
  • sickle-cell anaemia
  • monogenic disease
  • drepanocytic anemia

4. sickle-cell_anaemia

noun. a congenital form of anemia occurring mostly in blacks; characterized by abnormal blood cells having a crescent shape.

Synonyms

  • anemia
  • monogenic disorder
  • anaemia
  • crescent-cell anaemia
  • sickle-cell disease
  • crescent-cell anemia
  • sickle-cell anemia
  • monogenic disease
  • drepanocytic anemia

5. wedge-shaped

adjective. (of a leaf shape) narrowly triangular, wider at the apex and tapering toward the base.

Synonyms

  • unsubdivided
  • simple

Antonyms

  • rough
  • complex
  • difficult

6. apple-shaped

adjective. having the general shape of an apple.

Synonyms

  • round

Antonyms

  • angular
  • noncyclic

7. boat-shaped

adjective. having a concave shape like a boat.

Antonyms

  • protrusive

8. disk-shaped

adjective. having a flat circular shape.

Synonyms

  • discoidal
  • circular
  • disclike
  • discoid
  • disc-shaped
  • round

Antonyms

  • angular
  • noncyclic
  • praise
  • top

9. shaped

adjective. ['ˈʃeɪpt'] shaped to fit by or as if by altering the contours of a pliable mass (as by work or effort).

Synonyms

  • wrought
  • molded

Antonyms

  • amorphous
  • formless
  • unshaped

10. sickle

noun. ['ˈsɪkəl'] an edge tool for cutting grass or crops; has a curved blade and a short handle.

Synonyms

  • edge tool
  • reaping hook
  • haft
  • helve

Etymology

  • sicol (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

Sentences with sickle-shaped


1. Noun Phrase
Sickle cell anemia, an inherited disease, causes sickle shaped red blood cells with a short life span, the University of Maryland Medical Center says.

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