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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]

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.

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]
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Pancreaticoduodenal artery aneurysms secondary to median arcuate ligament syndrome may not need celiac artery revascularization or ligament release.
The arcuate eminence is not a protrusion of the superior semicircular canal but a trace of sulcus on the temporal lobe.
Follow-up angiography performed after laparoscopic median arcuate ligament release revealed persistent complete celiac trunk obstruction.
Key: A- Dorsalis pedis artery; B- lateral tarsal artery; C- Medial tarsal artery; D- Distal; D1- 1st dorsal metatarsal artery; D2- 2nd dorsal metatarsal artery; D33rd dorsal metatarsal artery; D4- 4th dorsal metatarsal artery; E- Arcuate artery; LLateral; M- Medial; PProximal
Metatarsomere length ratio 1.00:0.45:0.45:0.27:0.55; tarsi filiform; claw simple, arcuate.
Treatment of median arcuate ligament syndrome via traditional and robotic techniques.
Leptin inhibits arcuate NPY production, and genetic knockout of NPY reduces hyperphagia and obesity in ob/ob mice (38).
Median Arcuate Ligament syndrome requires surgical treatment in symptomatic patients (4).
LepR are highly expressed in arcuate nucleus (Arc) neurons, where they partially colocalize with kisspeptin, one of the most potent regulators of the reproductive axis (Smith et al., 2006; Oakley et al., 2009; Colledge, 2009; Pinilla et al., 2012).
Kisspeptin/GPR54 system can directly stimulate GnRH cells in the arcuate nucleus of hypothalamus (11).
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The characteristics of visual field changes in NTG have been reported as the occurrence of dense scotomas close to fixation and often at low levels of total loss, whereas in primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG) with typical arcuate scotoma at Bjerumm's region, paracentral scotomas tend to occur in association with a more advanced field loss [12].