Definition of nummular
: characterized by circular or oval lesions or drops <nummular dermatitis>
Origin of nummular
French nummulaire, from Latin nummulus, diminutive of nummus coin, probably from Greek nomimos customary, from nomos
First Known Use: 1846
Medical Definition of nummular
1: circular or oval in shape <nummular lesions>
2: characterized by circular or oval lesions or drops <nummular dermatitis> <nummular sputum>
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