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nummular

[nuhm-yuh-ler] /ˈnʌm yə lər/
adjective
1.
pertaining to coins or money; nummary.
2.
having the shape of a coin; flat and circular or oval in form.
3.
Pathology. composed of round, flat disks:
nummular skin lesions.
Origin
1725-1735
1725-35; < Latin nummul(ī) petty cash, small change (numm(us) coin + -ulī, plural of -ulus -ule) + -ar1
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  • The nummular patches and papules disseminated over four extremities and less over trunk.
British Dictionary definitions for nummular

nummular

/ˈnʌmjʊlə/
adjective
1.
shaped like a coin; disc-shaped; circular
Word Origin
C19: from Latin nummulus a small coin
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nummular in Medicine

nummular num·mu·lar (nŭm'yə-lər)
adj.

  1. Shaped like a coin; disk-shaped. Used of the thick mucous or mucopurulent sputum in certain respiratory diseases in its takes on a discoid shape when flattened on the bottom of a sputum mug.

  2. Arranged like stacks of coins. Used of red blood corpuscles in rouleaux formation.

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