A crescent-shaped whitish area of the bed of a fingernail or toenail. The lunula is the visible part of the nail matrix (i.e. the root of the nail). [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/unula_(anatomy) ]

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Term information

latin term
lunula unguis [ FMA : TA FMA : 77858 ]
definition
  • A crescent-shaped whitish area of the bed of a fingernail or toenail. The lunula is the visible part of the nail matrix (i.e. the root of the nail).
has exact synonym
  • lunula
  • lunula unguis
  • nail lunule
id
  • UBERON:0011190