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arcuate

 [ahr´ku-āt]
bent like a bow.

ar·cu·ate

(ar'kyū-āt),
Denoting a form that is arched or has the shape of a bow.
Synonym(s): arcate, arciform
[L. arcuatus, bowed]

arcuate

/ar·cu·ate/ (ahr´ku-āt) arc-shaped; arranged in arches.

arcuate

[är′kyo̅o̅·at]
Etymology: L, arcuatus, bowed
an arch or bow shape.

ar·cu·ate

(ahrk'yū-ăt)
Denoting a form that is arched or has the shape of a bow.
Synonym(s): arciform.
[L. arcuatus, bowed]

arcuate

Bowed, arched or curved. From the Latin arcus , a bow.

arcuate

curved in the form of a bow to the extent of a quadrant of a circle or more.

arcuate

arch-shaped

ar·cu·ate

(ahrk'yū-ăt)
Denoting a form that is arched or has the shape of a bow.
Synonym(s): arcate, arciform.
[L. arcuatus, bowed]

arcuate

bent like a bow.

arcuate line
part of the terminal line that marks the boundary of the pelvic inlet and which extends from the sacrum to the pubic brim.
arcuate vessels
the radicles of the interlobar arteries of the kidney found at the corticomedullary junction that give off the interlobular arteries.
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Caption: This reconstructed MR image shows the right arcuate (blue tracks and arrows) and inferior longitudinal fasciculus (ILFs) (yellow tracks and arrows) in a single subject.
As the brain damage became chronic, the arcuate nucleus appeared to lose its sensitivity to hormonal cues about how much body fat exists, Schwartz says.
Neuropeptide Y-mediated inhibition of proopiomelanocortin neurons in the arcuate nucleus shows enhanced desensitization in ob/ob mice.
The question as to whether the estrogen activation of the arcuate nucleus (Fos) is in the kisspeptin cells is an important one, since it has been shown that the positive feedback effect is generated here.
Arcuate foramen: prevalence by age, gender, and degree of calcification.
For example, Chen and colleagues (2006) and Sakar and colleagues (2007) used LMD to study the effects of alcohol exposure on certain neurons in a cell group called the arcuate nucleus, 2 which is located in the brain's hypothalamus.
At this point, the intraosseous vessel may be termed the arcuate artery and pursues a tortuous posteromedial course below the epiphyseal scar to become the principal blood supply of the humeral head.
1) Immuno-cytochemical studies show that orexin-positive neurons are located in the lateral hypothalamic area and arcuate and perifornical nuclei.
In commenting on its fourth-quarter results, Kyphon said business in the United States had been impacted by the "uncertainty and distraction created by Medtronic's launch of its Arcuate XP product.
the arcuate eminence) in 78 of the temporal bone images (79.
The absence of the posterior rectus sheath below the arcuate line and a weak fascia transversalis resisting intra-abdominal pressure predisposes to the development of hernias.
The ARCUATE XP System is designed to provide physicians with greater control of the flow and direction of cement, possibly enabling the physician to individualize the location and placement of cement, based on a patient's unique fracture pattern.