Meaning of Meniscus

English: Meniscus
Hindi: नवचंद्रक, जानु-सन्धिकी अर्धचन्द्राकार उपास्थि
Type: Unknown / অজানা / अज्ञात

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Bangla Academy Dictionary:

Definition: 1

a crescent or a crescent-shaped body.

Definition: 2

the convex or concave upper surface of a column of liquid, the curvature of which is caused by surface tension.

Definition: 3

Optics. a lens with a crescent-shaped section; a concavo-convex or convexo-concave lens.

Definition: 4

Anatomy. a disk of cartilage between the articulating ends of the bones in a joint.

Definition: 5

the curved upper surface of a liquid standing in a tube, produced by the surface tension