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demilune

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noun demi·lune \ˈdem-ē-ˌlün\

Medical Definition of demilune

  1. :  one of the small crescentic groups of granular deeply staining zymogen-secreting cells lying between the clearer mucus-producing cells and the basement membrane in the alveoli of mixed salivary glands—called also crescent of Giannuzzi




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