semilunar

adjective semi·lu·nar \ ˌse-mē-ˈlü-nər , ˌse-ˌmī- , -mi- \

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Origin and Etymology of semilunar

New Latin semilunaris, from Latin semi- + lunaris lunar


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semilunar

adjective semi·lu·nar \ -ˈlü-nər \

medical Definition of semilunar

:shaped like a crescent

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