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Related to semilunar: Semilunar valves, semilunar ganglion, Semilunar hiatus

semilunar

 [sem″e-loo´nar]
shaped like a half-moon or crescent.

lu·nar

(lū'năr),
1. Relating to the moon or to a month.
See also: crescentic.
2. Resembling the moon in shape, especially a half moon.
See also: crescentic. Synonym(s): lunate (1) [TA], semilunar
3. Relating to silver (the moon was the symbol for silver in alchemy).
[L. luna, moon]

semilunar

/semi·lu·nar/ (-loo´nahr) resembling a crescent or half-moon.

lu·nar

(lū'năr)
1. Relating to the moon or to a month.
2. Resembling the moon in shape, especially a half moon.
Synonym(s): lunate (1) , semilunar.
3. Relating to silver (the moon was the symbol of silver in alchemy).
See also: crescentic
[L. luna, moon]

semilunar

or

semilunate

Shaped like a half moon or crescent.

semilunar

half-moon-shaped, e.g. lunula

semilunar

shaped like a half-moon or crescent.

semilunar valve
valve guarding the entrances into the aorta and pulmonary trunk from the cardiac ventricles.
semilunar valve anomaly
abnormal development causes an irregular central perforation of the valve and the signs of valvular stenosis.
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It is the result of incomplete separation of the aortopulmonary trunk, even though the differentiation of the semilunar valves is completed; the presence of the semilunar valves is necessary to differentiate diagnosis from persistent truncus arteriosus (6).
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In particular, phase-contrast flow quantification across the semilunar valves offer an accurate measurement of forward and backward flow, (57) and may offer superior reproducibility to echocardiography.
clathratus occurs continuously throughout the summer months and does not follow a lunar or semilunar rhythm (Erisman 2003).
Cardiac situs, rhythm, venous inflow, atrial and ventricular chambers, atrioventricular and semilunar valves, ventriculo-arterial connections, aortic and the ductal arches were visualized in all cases.