noun lu·nule \ˈlü-(ˌ)nyül\

Definition of LUNULE

:  a crescent-shaped body part or marking (as the whitish mark at the base of a fingernail)

Origin of LUNULE

New Latin lunula, from Latin, crescent-shaped ornament, from diminutive of luna moon
First Known Use: 1828
Medical Dictionary


noun lu·nule \ˈlü-(ˌ)nyü(ə)l\

Medical Definition of LUNULE

:  lunula


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