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lunula

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noun lu·nu·la \ˈlü-nyə-lə\

Medical Definition of lunula

plural lunulae \-(ˌ)lē also -ˌlī\play play

  1. :  a crescent-shaped body part: asa:  the whitish mark at the base of a fingernail—called also b:  the crescentic unattached border of a semilunar valve




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