lunula


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Synonyms for lunula

the crescent-shaped area at the base of the human fingernail

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a crescent-shaped metal ornament of the Bronze Age

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2), en ambos casos la monofilia de este subgenero es soportada por un cambio unico: forma de la lunula trapezoidal, con el margen posterior recto [17.
Using a transverse incision 1 mm distal and parallel to the lunula, the lesion was exposed and removed in toto which revealed a tumour of size 3mm by 1 cm.
por lo cual se hospitaliza para manejo antibiotico con cefepime ajustado a funcion renal, a la exploracion fisica campos pulmonares con fremito normal, murmullo vesicular disminuido, pectoriloquia infraescapular derecha, unas en miembros superiores con presencia de melanoniquia (Figura 1), unas en miembros inferiores de color amarillo-verdoso oscuro, con engrosamiento de la curvatura transversal y longitudinal, ausencia de cuticula y lunula (Figura 2).
The NAPSI evaluates presence of signs in the nail bed (onycholysis, splinter hemorrhages, nail bed discoloration, and subungual hyperkeratosis) and on the nail matrix (pitting, leukonychia, red spots in the lunula and nail plate crumbling) in all 10 fingernails, providing a maximum score of 80 (Rich and Scher 2003).
After digging around, he found a lunula - a crescent worn by tribal leaders.
A red-spotted lunula and periungual erythema have been postulated as a sign of acute nail involvement.
In her physical examination, it was seen that blue pigment changes were present in the lunula regions of the nails of both hands and feet (see Figure 1).
Frontal row with series of very fine pairs of setae, pair closest to lunula slightly more distinct.
Concha pequena redondeada subequilateral, picos pronunciados y lunula lanceolada; escultura es cancelada, presenta costillas radiales con interespacios estrechos, y costillas concentricas mas separadas; en las areas anterior y posterior desaparecen las costillas radiales y las concentricas se levantan formando lamelas bajas; no se aprecian restos de periostraco; la charnela es tipica del genero, con dos dientes cardinales y dos laterales en cada valva.
consta de una base o pie artisticamente decorada, un cuello largo y la custodia misma, lunula o viril donde se expone la hostia consagrada" (inpc, 2010, p.
Presenta lunula frontal (Figura 1B), pequena, de forma rectangular; sutura frontal; triangulo ocelar (Figura 1B), ancho, conformado por tres ocelos, y un par de setas ocelares (soc).
Umbones centrales, lunula indiferenciada, escudete mas o menos definido, esculturado con lineas rectas mas o menos paralelas al margen dorsal posterior.
diferentes revistas literarias como Lunula, Biblia, Big Ode, D(x)i,
The pale, half-moon shaped area at the bottom of the nail is called the lunula (LOON-yuh-luh), from the Latin word luna meaning "moon"