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lunate

 [loo´nāt]
1. moon-shaped or crescentic.
2. the lunate bone; see anatomic Table of Bones in the Appendices.

lu·nate

(lū'nāt), [TA]
1. Synonym(s): lunar (2)
2. Relating to the lunate bone.

lunate

/lu·nate/ (loo´nāt)
1. moon-shaped or crescentic.
2. lunate bone.

lunate

adjective Lunar, crescentic.
 
noun Lunate bone; os lunatum [[NA6]].

lu·nate

(lū'nāt) [TA]
1. Synonym(s): lunar (2) .
2. Relating to the lunate bone.

lunate

1. moon-shaped or crescentic.
2. the lunate bone. See Table 10.
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The general surface between lunate cells was undulating and exhibited uniform architectures and significant height difference (Fig.
13) Found most often in the scaphoid and lunate, bone ganglia may be differentiated from subchondral cysts due to associated deep chondropathy.
The joint of the SLIC screw resides in the interval between the scaphoid and lunate and allows for an approximate 15 to 22 degree toggle angle range of rotation.
5 whorls; spire depressed; sutures deeply impressed; aperture broadly lunate, deflected downward (Harmen & Berg 1971); subfossils well-preserved, lack periostracum.
Finally, in stage IV, the lunate itself is dislocated volarly from the lunate fossa by the capitate that hinges on the still intact radioscaphocapitate ligament.
SLI is diagnosed with a gap or separation between the scaphoid and the lunate bones on a posterior anterior wrist X-ray.
9 in head; lunate caudal fin of male with produced lobes; pelvic fins relatively short, not reaching anal fin origin when depressed; diagnostic live colour pattern features of males include a dusky brown overall coloration with bronze hue on breast and belly, dark brown median and pelvic fins with broad white posterior margins on dorsal and caudal fins, and dorsal and ventral edges of caudal fin with prominent brown margins that taper to a point posteriorly.
Such a move would then leave room for the unlocated drum fragments to be placed symmetrically with the drum of fragment 28a in Register IV; while the lunate "standard" finials of fragments 66 a and b, now placed in Register V, could well be envisioned in proximity to the "standard" shafts without preserved finials of fragment 13 in Register II.
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The creation of a place for "ovoid, opalescent, lunate," in these pages.
On the other hand, black hamlets from Puerto Rico have yellow eyes, exhibit a larger, brownish to grayish, body, transparent pectoral fins (no dark pigment), with anterior part of pelvic and anal fins intense blue and with long and pointed pelvic fins reaching at least to the third anal-fin spine, and a lunate caudal fin with pointed lobes.
The fish are driving into the current and waves, you just have to look for the distinctive lunate caudal fin of the sailfish, which will extend well above the water.