Pronunciation: la-ku'na, -ku'ne
- A small space, cavity, or depression.
- A gap or defect.
- An abnormal space between strata or between the cellular elements of the epidermis.
Synonym(s): corneal space
[L. a pit, dim. of lacus, a hollow, a lake]
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