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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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Types of glandular acini and number of mucous, serous acini and demilunes were also counted.
Appropriate for entryways, dining areas, and living rooms, a versatile selection of consoles with inlaid mahogany demilunes, intricate carvings, marble tops, and serpentine hand-painted chinoiserie or burl bombe shapes blend perfectly with Townhouse.
The serous component of this lobe is formed by serous demilunes formations and occasionally there are serous acini (Figs.