nummular

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adjective num·mu·lar \ˈnəm-yə-lər\

Definition of nummular

  1. :  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


First Known Use: 1839


Medical Dictionary

nummular

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adjective num·mu·lar \ˈnəm-yə-lər\

Medical Definition of nummular

  1. 1:  circular or oval in shape nummular lesions

  2. 2:  characterized by circular or oval lesions or drops nummular dermatitis nummular sputum


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