Definition of Lunula. Meaning of Lunula. Synonyms of Lunula

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Definition of Lunula

Lunula
Lunula Lu"nu*la, n.; pl. Lunul[ae]. [L., prop., a little moon. See Lunule.] (Anat. & Zo["o]l.) Same as Lunule.

Meaning of Lunula from wikipedia

- lunula, or lunulae (pl.) (from Latin, meaning 'little moon'), is the crescent-shaped whitish area of the bed of a fingernail or toenail. The lunula is...
- word lunula means little moon and may also refer to: Lunula (amulet), a Roman amulet worn by girls, the equivalent of the bulla worn by boys Lunula (anatomy)...
- A lunula (plural: lunulae) was a crescent moon shaped pendant worn by girls in ancient Rome. Girls ideally wore them as an apotropaic amulet, the equivalent...
- The Gold lunula (plural: lunulae) is a distinctive type of late Neolithic, Chalcolithic or (most often) early Bronze Age necklace or collar shaped like...
- Rhinecanthus lunula, commonly known as the halfmoon pic****ofish, is a balistid triggerfish species first described by John E. Randall and Roger C. Steene...
- Sarangesa lunula is a butterfly in the family Hesperiidae first described by Hamilton Herbert Druce in 1910. It is found in the Democratic Republic of...
- source?] The lunula ("small moon") is the visible part of the matrix, the whitish crescent-shaped base of the visible nail. The lunula can best be seen...
- Calophasia lunula is a Palearctic species of noctuid moth known by the common names toadflax moth and toadflax brocade moth. C. lunula Hufn. (= linariae...
- Blue nails, or more formally azure lunula, are characterized by a blue discoloration of the lunulae, seen in argyria and cases of hepatolenticular degeneration...
- appear white with a characteristic "ground gl****" appearance without any lunula. The condition is thought to be due to a decrease in vascularity and an...
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