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Definition of "lunated" [lunated]

  • Lunate; crescent-shaped (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "lunated" in a sentence
  • "On the atrial septum may be seen a lunated impression, bounded below by a crescentic ridge, the concavity of which is turned upward."
  • "Little Missouri river passes them, and that they were in every respect like our domestic Sheep, and like them the Mail had lunated horns bent backwards and twisted."
  • "Mr. Syme's original operation was briefly as follows: -- With an ordinary amputating-knife make a lunated incision (Plate I.fig. 19) from one condyle to the other, across the front of the joint, on a level with the middle of the patella, divide the tissues down to the bones, and then draw the flap upwards, then cut the quadriceps extensor immediately above the patella."