adjective Etymology: French nummulaire, from Latin nummulus, diminutive of nummus coin, probably from Greek nomimos customary, from nomos Date: 1846 characterized by circular or oval lesions or drops <
nummular dermatitis

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  • Nummular — Num mu*lar, Nummulary Num mu*la*ry, a. [L. nummularius, fr. nummulus, dim. of nummus a coin: cf. F. nummulaire.] [1913 Webster] 1. Of or pertaining to coin or money; pecuniary; as, the nummulary talent. [1913 Webster] 2. (Pathol.) Having the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • nummular — [num′yo͞o lər] adj. [L nummularius < nummulus, dim. of nummus, a coin < Gr nomimos, legal < nomos: see NOMY] coin shaped; circular or oval …   English World dictionary

  • nummular — 1. Discoid or coin shaped; denoting the thick mucous or mucopurulent sputum in certain respiratory diseases, so called because of the disc shape assumed when it is flattened on the bottom of a sputum mug containing water or transparent… …   Medical dictionary

  • nummular — ˈnəmyələ(r) adjective Etymology: French nummulaire, from Latin nummulus (diminutive of nummus coin) + French aire ar 1. : circular or oval in shape nummular lesions 2. a. : marked by circula …   Useful english dictionary

  • nummular — /num yeuh leuhr/, adj. 1. pertaining to coins or money; nummary. 2. having the shape of a coin; flat and circular or oval in form. 3. Pathol. composed of round, flat disks: nummular skin lesions. [1725 35; < L nummul(i) petty cash, small change… …   Universalium

  • nummular — adjective a) Of or relating to coins or money. b) Coin shaped; flattened, with a rounded form, as disk. See Also: nummary …   Wiktionary

  • nummular — num|mu|lar Mot Agut Adjectiu invariable …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • nummulär — nummulä̱r, in fachspr. Fügungen: nummula̱ris, [zu lat. nummus = Münze]: münzenförmig umschrieben; z. B. in der Fügung ↑Psoriasis nummularis …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • nummulär — num|mu|lär <zu lat. nummulus (vgl. ↑Nummulit) u. ↑...är> münzenförmig aussehend (z. B. von Organen; Med.) …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

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