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Synonyms of meniscus

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1. meniscus, semilunar cartilage, cartilage, gristle

usage: (anatomy) a disk of cartilage that serves as a cushion between the ends of bones that meet at a joint

2. meniscus, lens, lense, lens system

usage: (optics) a lens that is concave on one side and convex on the other

3. meniscus, surface

usage: (physics) the curved upper surface of a nonturbulent liquid in a vertical tube

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