Definition of semilunar bone in US English:

semilunar bone


  • another term for "lunate bone" (see lunate)
    • ‘In a sheep semilunar bone model, we investigated whether collapse in the intercalar bones lacking bony support could be prevented by the injection of acrylic bone cement.’
    • ‘I call the swelling which overlies the semilunar bone and does not extend beyond its capsular boundaries a ‘ganglion’ because clinically it looks like a ganglion.’