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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.