lunule

noun lu·nule \ ˈlü-(ˌ)nyül \

Definition of lunule

: a crescent-shaped body part or marking (such as the whitish mark at the base of a fingernail)

Origin and Etymology of lunule

New Latin lunula, from Latin, crescent-shaped ornament, from diminutive of luna moon


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lunule

noun lu·nule \ ˈlü-(ˌ)nyü(ə)l \

medical Definition of lunule

: lunula

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