demilune

(dem´e-lldbomacn) crescent (def. 2).
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Demilune

• (n.) A work constructed beyond the main ditch of a fortress, and in front of the curtain between two bastions, intended to defend the curtain; a ravelin. See Ravelin. • (n.) A crescentic mass of granular protoplasm present in the salivary glands.
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Demilune

Dem'i·lune` noun [ French demi- lune .] 1. (Fort.) A work constructed beyond the main ditch of a fortress, and in front of the curtain between two bastions, intended to defend the curtain; a ravelin. See Ravelin . 2. (Physiol.) A crescentic mass of granular ...
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demilune

1. A work constructed beyond the main ditch of a fortress, and in front of the curtain between two bastions, intended to defend the curtain; a ravelin. See Ravelin. ... 2. <physiology> A crescentic mass of granular protoplasm present in the salivary glands. ... Each crescent is made of polyhedral cells which under some circumstances are suppo...
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demilune

A gemstone that is shaped like a half moon
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demilune

demilune 1. A half-moon, a crescent. 2. Crescent-shaped; semilunar. 3. A crescent-shaped cell; such as, one of the serous cells of the submandibular salivary gland.
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demilune

Type: Term Pronunciation: dem′ē-lūn Synonyms: demilune body
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