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plica semilunaris

noun plica semi·lu·na·ris \-ˌsem-i-ˌlü-ˈnar-əs\

Medical Definition of plica semilunaris


plicae semilunares

  1. :  the vertical fold of conjunctiva that occupies the canthus of the eye nearer the nose and is homologous to the nictitating membrane of lower animals

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