nummular

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adjective num·mu·lar \ ˈnəm-yə-lər \

Definition of nummular

: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


Medical Dictionary

nummular

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adjective num·mu·lar \ ˈnəm-yə-lər \

medical Definition of nummular

1 :circular or oval in shape
  • nummular lesions
2 :characterized by circular or oval lesions or drops
  • nummular dermatitis
  • nummular sputum

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