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plica semilunaris

noun plica semi·lu·na·ris \ -ˌsem-i-ˌlü-ˈnar-əs \

medical Definition of plica semilunaris

plural plicae semilunares play \-(ˌ)ēz\
: 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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