Lunula



[loo-nyuh-luh] /ˈlu nyə lə/

noun, plural lunulae
[loo-nyuh-lee] /ˈlu nyəˌli/ (Show IPA)
1.
something shaped like a narrow crescent, as the small, pale area at the base of the fingernail.
/ˈluːnjʊlə/
noun (pl) -nulae (-njʊˌliː), -nules
1.
the white crescent-shaped area at the base of the human fingernail Nontechnical name half-moon

lunula lu·nu·la (lōōn’yə-lə)
n. pl. lu·nu·lae (-lē’)
A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the proximal region at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.

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