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calcar

 [kal´kar]
1. spur.
2. a spur-shaped structure.
calcar a´vis an eminence on the medial wall of the occipital horn of the lateral ventricle, below the bulb of the occipital horn, produced by lateral extension of the calcarine sulcus.

cal·car

(kal'kar), [TA]
1. A small projection from any structure; internal spurs (septa) at the level of division of arteries and confluence of veins when branches or roots form an acute angle.
See also: vascular spur.
2. A dull spine or projection from a bone.
Synonym(s): spur [TA]
[L. spur, cock's spur]

calcar

/cal·car/ (kal´kar)
1. spur.
2. a spur-shaped structure.

calcar a´vis  the lower of the two medial elevations in the posterior horn of the lateral cerebral ventricle, produced by the lateral extension of the calcarine sulcus.

calcar

(kăl′kär′)
n. pl. calcaria (kăl-kâr′ē-ə)
A spur or spurlike projection, such as one found on the base of a petal or on the wing or leg of a bird.

calcar

[kal′kär] pl. calcaria,
a spur or a structure that resembles a spur.

cal·car

(kal'kahr) [TA]
1. A small projection from any structure; internal spurs (septa) at the level of division of arteries and confluence of veins when branches or roots form an acute angle.
2. A spine or projection from a bone.
Synonym(s): spur.
[L. spur, rooster's spur]

calcar

A spur or spur-like projection from a bone or tendon.

cal·car

(kal'kahr) [TA]
Dull spine or projection from a bone.
[L. spur, rooster's spur]

calcar

a spur or spur-shaped structure.

calcar avis
the lower of two medial elevations in the lateral cerebral ventricle, produced by the lateral extension of the calcarine sulcus; called also hippocampus minor.
calcar metacarpale, calcar metatarsale
see ergot2.
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