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lunule

Line breaks: lun¦ule
Pronunciation: /ˈluːnjuːl
 
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Definition of lunule in English:

noun

Another term for lunula.
Example sentences
  • The hymen, which medical descriptions depict as nothing more than a lunule or crescent-shaped membrane bordering the labia minora, is among the most meaningful of body parts.
  • Notches (‘open’ lunules) are ambulacral lunules that form close enough to the ambitus that the ambitus is unable to close over the distal part of the notch to form a closed lunule.
  • Other falcate mylilids like Lycettia, Coxesia and Falcimytilus all lack radial or divaricating or half-divaricating surface sculpture and have a more truncated anterior shell flank with a well-defined lunule.

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