Definition of Lunule. Meaning of Lunule. Synonyms of Lunule

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Definition of Lunule

Lunule
Lunule Lu"nule, n. [F., fr. L. lunula, dim. of luna moon.] 1. (Anat.) Anything crescent-shaped; a crescent-shaped part or mark; a lunula, a lune. 2. (Chem.) A lune. See Lune. 3. (Zo["o]l.) (a) A small or narrow crescent. (b) A special area in front of the beak of many bivalve shells. It sometimes has the shape of a double crescent, but is oftener heart-shaped. See Illust. of Bivalve.

Meaning of Lunule from wikipedia

- Lunula (anatomy), the pale half-moon shape at the base of a fingernail Lunule (bivalve), a crescent-moon shaped area on the s**** of some marine bivalves...
- A lunule (from the Latin meaning small moon or crescent moon) is an anatomical feature which is found in the exterior surface of the s**** of some species...
- The Pyx, also known as The Hooker Cult Murders and La Lunule, is a 1973 Canadian supernatural horror film based on John Buell's 1959 novel of the same...
- the cl****ification of Megarachne as a eurypterid. Among them, the raised lunules (the vaguely moon-shaped ornamentation, similar to scales) and the cuticular...
- butterflyfish (Chaetodon lunula), also known as the crescent-masked butterflyfish, lunule butterflyfish, halfmoon butterflyfish, moon butterflyfish, raccoon butterfly...
- nodule of semilunar cusp at the centre with two lateral thin portions, the lunule of semilunar cusp. Each cusp forms pocket like dilatation called pulmonary...
- lunule, traversed inwardly by an obscure blue line and edged above the lunule, narrowly, by velvety black; indications generally of a similar lunule in...
- juvenile Mercenaria campechiensis viewed from the dorsal aspect in order to show the brown-tinted lunule on the right, next to the forward facing umbo....
- Peugeot's conventional switchgear replacing Citroën's quirky but ergonomic Lunule designs, complete with self-cancelling indicators that Citroën had refused...
- bright ochraceous subapical lunule of P. polyctor replaced by a dull whitish spot; the subterminal diffuse green lunules restricted to interspaces 2,3...
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