Origin of lacunar
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In many instances the parenchymatous inflammation is a direct extension of the lacunar inflammation.
The deposit in follicular or lacunar tonsillitis or angina is pulpy and not membraniform.
Non ebur neque aureum / Mea renidet in domo 20 lacunar—In my dwelling no ivory gleams, nor fretted roof covered with gold.
A mere lack of use of bones may also lead to a certain amount of atrophy from lacunar resorption.Surgery, with Special Reference to Podiatry
Fragment of lacunar, from a ceiling, with two panels in low relief.
- Also called: lequear a ceiling, soffit, or vault having coffers
- another name for coffer (def. 3)
- of, relating to, or containing a lacuna or lacunas
C17: from Latin lacūnar panelled ceiling, from lacūna cavity; see lacuna
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- Of or relating to a lacuna; lacunal.
- Of or relating to a temporary absence of manifestation of a symptom.
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