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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 is an abundant secretory protein expressed in the serous acinar and demilune cells of the salivary glands and some unidentified epithelial cells of the rat lacrimal gland [15], but not in any tissues of the lower gastrointestinal tract [16].
Pin together (previous pressing instructions allow seams to align neatly), and sew to make Demilune Block (Photo H).
4 Payne Street Imports' traditional demilune in acacia solids and veneers has a brass moulded top and reeded apron.
A demilune marble-topped sink surround, designed by Karyl Pierce Paxton of New Orleans, is festooned with a skirt of shirred silk.
Curves are plentiful, in serpentine and bombe styles and in a drum table and demilune entertainment armoire.
A Regency brass inland rosewood small pedestal Pembroke work table also sold for pounds 2,200, and a Regency cross-banded figured mahogany bowfront dressing table made pounds 720 and a George III satinwood banded and polychrome painted mahogany demilune card table sold to the Cotswold trade at pounds 1,450.
Twin demilune console tables, skirted voluptuously in a crisp cream and gold Fortuny document print, are topped by matching mirrors and French iron and amber glass electrified sconces.