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a lens having a spheric concave curve on one side and a spheric convex curve on the other.
Synonym(s): articular crescent, articular meniscus, intraarticular cartilage (2) , meniscus articularis, meniscus (1)
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A crescent-shaped cartilage present in certain joints, as the menisci of the knee joint.
See also: crescent
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