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The white part of the top of your fingernail is called the lunula.

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Asked by Bugbait at 6:43 PM on Nov. 26, 2010 in Just for Fun

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  • sure is!

    Answer by busymamma503 at 6:43 PM on Nov. 26, 2010

  • Ha! I didn't know that-thanks! :-)

    Answer by Queenofscrap at 6:45 PM on Nov. 26, 2010

  • =)

    Answer by 4_28_bbboy at 6:49 PM on Nov. 26, 2010

  • From the french word lune --for moon, because it's a moon shape.

    The dangly thing in the back of your mouth is called a uvula. And the opening of your cervix is called the os, in case you need a short word for your next Scrabble game.

    Answer by LindaClement at 6:50 PM on Nov. 26, 2010

  • Quite interesting. I didn't know that.

    Answer by sweetpea1217 at 6:53 PM on Nov. 26, 2010

  • thanks ladies, I may need them next cross word puzzle too!

    Answer by chris219 at 8:57 PM on Nov. 26, 2010

  • "Luna" has something to do with being shaped like the moon, right?

    Answer by SavageGrl at 9:30 PM on Nov. 26, 2010

  • Like moon?

    Answer by mmmegan38 at 9:39 PM on Nov. 26, 2010

  • We learn something new every day!

    Ive heard that many years ago....

    Answer by LilyPondOasis at 9:54 PM on Nov. 26, 2010

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