half-moon


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lunule of nail

the pale arched area at the proximal portion of the nail plate.

half-moon

(hăf′mo͞on′, häf′-)
n.
1. The moon when only half its disk is illuminated.
2. Something, such as the lunula of a fingernail, that is shaped like a crescent.
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