lacuna

Type: Term Pronunciation: lă-kū′nă, -kū′nē Definitions: 1. A small space, cavity, or depression. 2. A gap or defect. 3. An abnormal space between strata or between the cellular elements of the epidermis. Synonyms: corneal space
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Lacuna

[manuscripts] A lacuna is a gap in a manuscript, inscription, text, painting, or a musical work. A manuscript, text, or section suffering from gaps is said to be lacun(ul)ose. Weathering, decay, and other damage to old manuscripts or inscriptions are often responsible for lacunae—words, sentences, or whole passages that are missing or ill
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Lacuna

[music] In music, a lacuna is an intentional, extended passage in a musical work during which no notes are played. A lacuna acts as "negative music" to induce a state of serenity (or tension) in the listener through its contrast to "normal" music consisting of sounded notes. Though no notes are sounded during a lacuna, it is a purposeful mu
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lacuna

Latin, meaning: a hole, empty space / pond, pool / deficiency, loss.
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lacuna

Latin, meaning: missing letters, words, or phrases in a manuscript.
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lacuna

[n] - a blank gap or missing part
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Lacuna

Lacuna: A small pit, cavity, defect or gap.
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lacuna

Small cavity or depression, for example, the space in bone where an osteoblast is found.
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Lacuna

La·cu'na (lȧ*kū'nȧ) noun ; plural Latin Lacunæ ; English Lacunas . [ Latin , ditch, pit, lake, orig., anything hollow. See Lagoon .] 1. A small opening; a small pit or depression; a small blank space; a gap or vacancy; a hiatus. 2.
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lacuna

Small cavity or depression, for example: the space in bone where an osteoblast is found. ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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lacuna

noun a blank gap or missing part
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lacuna

(lә-ku´nә) Latin word meaing a small pit or hollow cavity. a defect or gap, as in the field of vision (scotoma). adj., lacu´nar., adj.
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Lacuna

• (n.) A small opening; a small depression or cavity; a space, as a vacant space between the cells of plants, or one of the spaces left among the tissues of the lower animals, which serve in place of vessels for the circulation of the body fluids, or the cavity or sac, usually of very small size, in a mucous membrane. • (n.) A small openi
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lacuna

lacuna (s), lacunae (pl) 1. A small pit, cavity, defect, or gap. 2. A gap or place where something is missing; such as, in a manuscript or a line of argument. 3. A cavity, space, or depression; especially, in a bone, containing cartilage or bone cells.
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Lacuna

[histology] In histology, a lacuna is a small space containing an osteocyte in bone or chondrocyte in cartilage. ==Bone== The Lacunae are situated between the lamellae, and consist of a number of oblong spaces. In an ordinary microscopic section, viewed by transmitted light, they appear as fusiform opaque spots. Each lacuna is occupied duri
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Lacuna

[comics] Lacuna (Woodstock Schumaker) is a fictional character, a mutant and the occasional ally of the superhero group X-Statix. ==Fictional character biography== Originally named Woodstock, Lacuna is the daughter of Denise and Calvin Schumaker, two wealthy, extremely liberal former hippies. She often tried to rebel against her parents, bu
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lacuna

a hole, depression, gap. pl. lacunae.
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lacuna

  1. a blank gap or missing part
  2. an ornamental sunken panel in a ceiling or dome

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Lacuna

Missing paint in a small area. Lacuna Examples
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lacuna

Latin lacus = lake, hence, a small pond or gap, adjective, lacunar.
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lacuna

(lua-kyoo;nua) A small, hollow chamber that houses an osteocyte in mature bone tissue or a chondrocyte in cartilage tissue.
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lacuna

(lua-kyoo;nua) A small, hollow chamber that houses an osteocyte in mature bone tissue or a chondrocyte in cartilage tissue.
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Lacuna

[gastropod] Lacuna is a genus of sea snails, marine gastropod mollusks in the family Littorinidae, the winkles or periwinkles. The spiral animal body is elongated. The mouth has a proboscis with two thick lips and a spiral, filiform tongue. There are two slender, contractile tentacles with the eyes on small pedicels near their base. The foo
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