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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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Treatment of median arcuate ligament syndrome via traditional and robotic techniques.
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The ability to preprogram the laser just one time with a surgeon's specific preferences for fragmentation patterns based upon an automated cataract density analysis and customized arcuate incision plans may increase the efficiency and accuracy for every procedure thereafter, enhancing patient comfort and, ultimately, visual outcomes.
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In addition, "two cortical regions connected via the arcuate fasciculus exhibited increased thickness: the right middle temporal and precentral gyri," they noted.
Basal line faint, represented by only a brown spot at costal margin; antemedial line shadow-like; medial line arcuate, dark brown; postmedial line pale brown, shadow-like; subterminal line rather wavy, faint, diffuse, consisting of groups of pale brown scales; terminal line diffuse, consisting of pale brown scales.
We found that a better quality of the arcuate fasciculus anterior -- a white matter tract that connects brain regions often used for arithmetic -- corresponds to better performance in adding and multiplying, while there is no correlation for subtracting and dividing.
The medial margins of the two crura meet in the midline and form the ill-defined median arcuate ligament and form the boundaries of the aortic hiatus.
The most commonly found visual field alterations are concentric constriction, enlargement of the blind spot, and arcuate scotomas.
They found that the arcuate fasciculus, a collection of nerve fibres connecting auditory regions at the temporal lobe with the motor area located at the frontal lobe in the left hemisphere of the brain, allows the 'sound' of a word to be connected to the regions responsible for its articulation.
Lesions are asymptomatic, start as small erythematous macule or urticarial papule which extends peripherally to form a ringed, arcuate or polycyclic figure with central clearing.