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LUNAR. That which belongs to the moon; relating to the moon as a lunar month. See Month.

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Van der Donck, reported a case in the year 1899 in which the roentgenogram "showed the pisiform between radius, semilunar and cuneiform" (3).
Medical professionals refer to them as the first heart sound ([S.sub.1]) and the second heart sound ([S.sub.2]), produced by the closing of the atrioventricular valves and semilunar valves.
CHD children with congenital rubella infection may have open arterial duct, transposition of great vessels, common arterial trunk, atresia or malformations of atrioventricular and semilunar valve, open atrioventricular canal, Fallot's tetralogy (5-10% of all CHD), IVSD (5%), stenosis of pulmonary artery (Babajanov et al., 1996; Belacon and Podzaicov, 1991; Popov, 2004; Ulitskiy and Chukhovina, 2001).
Semilunar valves are thicker, so they don't need strings.
In total 95% of the blood ejected from the heart into the aorta supplies the body with oxygen--5% however, leaves the aorta soon after the semilunar valves, and enters the right and left coronary arteries, which supply blood to the heart muscle itself (Figure 4).
A loud, single [S.sub.2] indicates pulmonary hypertension (with RV overload) or congenital heart disease involving the semilunar valves.
Gingival recession usually corrected by a number of procedures including Lateral pedicle flaps (4), Coronally positioned flap (5), Free gingival autografts (6), Semilunar coronally repositioned flap (7), Subepithelial connective tissue autografts (8) and Guided tissue regeneration (GTR) procedures (9).