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A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, such as a depression near the hinge of a bivalve shell.
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|Noun||1.||lunule - the crescent-shaped area at the base of the human fingernail|
region, area - a part of an animal that has a special function or is supplied by a given artery or nerve; "in the abdominal region"
nail - horny plate covering and protecting part of the dorsal surface of the digits