Definition of Nummular

1. a. Of or pertaining to coin or money; pecuniary; as, the nummulary talent.



Definition of Nummular

1. Adjective. Of or relating to coins or money. ¹

2. Adjective. Coin-shaped; flattened, with a rounded form, as disk. ¹

3. Adjective. (medicine) : characterized by round lesions. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Nummular

1. shaped like a coin [adj]

Medical Definition of Nummular

1. Coin sized and coin shaped. Origin: L. Nummularis This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nummular

numinous
numinousness
numinousnesses
numismatic
numismatical
numismatically
numismatics
numismatist
numismatists
numismatography
numismatologist
numismatologists
numismatology
nummary
nummiform
nummular (current term)
nummular dermatitis
nummular eczema
nummular sputum
nummular syphilid
nummulation
nummulations
nummulite
nummulites
nummulitic
nummy
numnah
numnahs
numps
numpses

Literary usage of Nummular

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1. Human Histology in Its Relations to Descriptive Anatomy, Physiology, and by Edmund Randolph Peaslee (1857)
"The aggregation of the Blood-corpuscles in nnm- corpuscles into nummular rolls (Fig. ... nummular ..."

2. The Diagnosis and Modern Treatment of Pulmonary Consumption: With Special by Arthur Carlyle Latham (1903)
"Elliott treated nummular sputum with solutions of perchloride of mercury (i in ... Moeller boiled nummular sputum for ten minutes, and then injected the ..."

3. The British Journal of Dermatology by British Association of Dermatology (1905)
"If the case commences as a guttate type it will probably remain guttate; if it commences with a larger lesion (nummular) as its habitual form, ..."

4. Syphilis; a Treatise for Practitioners by Edward Loughborough Keyes (1908)
"The nummular eruption is a (clinically rare) link between the two types. But in healing the tubercle leaves a scar, the papule does not. ..."

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