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nummular

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adjective num·mu·lar \ˈnəm-yə-lər\

Definition of nummular

  1. :  characterized by circular or oval lesions or drops <nummular dermatitis>



Origin and Etymology of nummular

French nummulaire, from Latin nummulus, diminutive of nummus coin, probably from Greek nomimos customary, from nomos


First Known Use: 1846


Medical Dictionary

nummular

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adjective num·mu·lar \ˈnəm-yə-lər\

Medical Definition of nummular

  1. 1:  circular or oval in shape <nummular lesions>

  2. 2:  characterized by circular or oval lesions or drops <nummular dermatitis> <nummular sputum>




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