plica semilunaris


plica semi·​lu·​na·​ris -ˌsem-i-ˌlü-ˈnar-əs How to pronounce plica semilunaris (audio)
plural plicae semilunares -(ˌ)ēz How to pronounce plica semilunaris (audio)
: the vertical fold of conjunctiva that occupies the canthus of the eye nearer the nose and is homologous to the nictitating membrane of lower animals

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“Plica semilunaris.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Sep. 2023.

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