What is a lunula?

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A lunula is the white crescent moon on the end of your finger where your cuticle and nail meets.The Lunula is often referred to as "moons" The lunula is in fact the front end of the matrix. The whitish half moons are keratin cells that have not yet
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lu·nu·la
[loo-nyuh-luh]
NOUN [PLURAL LU·NU·LAE]
1.
something shaped like a narrow crescent, as the small, pale area at the base of the fingernail.
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A "Lunula" is something shaped like a narrow crescent, as the small, pale area at the base of the fingernail. ChaCha!
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(lūn'yə-lə) n. , pl. , -lae ( -lē' ). A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon
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lunula: the crescent-shaped area at the base of the human fingernail; a crescent-shaped metal ornament of the Bronze Age
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