Meaning of meniscus
Pronunciation: (mi-nis'kus), [key]
— pl. -nis•ci -nis•cus•es.
- a crescent or a crescent-shaped body.
- the convex or concave upper surface of a column of liquid, the curvature of which is caused by surface tension.
- a lens with a crescent-shaped section; a concavo-convex or convexo-concave lens. See diag. under
- a disk of cartilage between the articulating ends of the bones in a joint.
- meniscus (Thesaurus)