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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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En el Examen Externo se destacan las caracteristicas de los genitales, en caso de la mujer el labio mayor, el labio menor, el clitoris y las diversas formas de himen, tales como: la forma lunar, semilunar, dilatable o complaciente, asi como tambien pueden determinar si los labios perforados, reducidos y en caso de que exista desgarro se menciona la longitud de los mismos, si hay hematomas, mordiscos, edemas, etc.
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