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demilune

[′dem·i‚lün]
(biology)
Crescent-shaped.

ravelin, demilune

In fortifications, a projecting outwork forming a salient angle.
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CA VI has been localized in the serous acinar and demilune cells of the human parotid and submandibular glands [5], from where it is secreted into saliva.
4 Payne Street Imports' traditional demilune in acacia solids and veneers has a brass moulded top and reeded apron.
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