plica semilunaris

noun
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) \

Medical Definition of plica semilunaris

: 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.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/plica%20semilunaris. Accessed 26 Nov. 2021.

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