lunula

noun
lu·​nu·​la | \ˈlü-nyə-lə \
plural lunulae\-​(ˌ)lē also -​ˌlī \

Medical Definition of lunula 

: a crescent-shaped body part: as

a : the whitish mark at the base of a fingernail

called also half-moon

b : the crescentic unattached border of a semilunar valve

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