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arcuate

 [ahr´ku-āt]
bent like a bow.
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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]
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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]
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arcuate

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

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