Definition of Demilunes

1. Noun. (plural of demilune) ¹



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Definition of Demilunes

1. demilune [n] - See also: demilune

Lexicographical Neighbors of Demilunes

demilitarisation
demilitarisations
demilitarise
demilitarised
demilitarises
demilitarising
demilitarization
demilitarizations
demilitarize
demilitarized
demilitarized zone
demilitarizes
demilitarizing
demilune
demilune body
demilunes (current term)
demiman
demimen
demimondaines
demimondes
deminatured
demine
demined
deminer
demineralisation
demineralise
demineralised
demineralises

Literary usage of Demilunes

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Text-book of physiology for medical students and physicians by William Henry Howell (1913)
"In the mucous glands another variety of cell, the so-called demilunes* crescent ... The demilunes crescent-shaped, granular cells lying between the mucous ..."

2. A Text-book of Physiology for Medical Students and Physicians by William Henry Howell (1905)
"In the mucous glands another variety of cell, the so-called demilunes or crescent ... The demilunes are crescent-shaped, granular cells lying between the ..."

3. An American Text-book of Physiology by William Henry Howell (1900)
"In the mucous glands another variety of cells, the so-called demilunes or ... The demilunes are crescent-shaped granular cells lying between the mucous ..."

4. Normal histology and microscopical anatomy by Jeremiah Sweetser Ferguson (1904)
"This theory has been practically abandoned, for no one has yet demonstrated active cell division in the demilunes, a process which would necessarily be ..."

5. Normal histology: With Special Reference to the Structure of the Human Body by George Arthur Piersol (1912)
"These are the demilunes. Although opinions differ as to their nature, it is probable that ... Probably not all demilunes are composed of serous cells, ..."

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