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falciform

 [fal´sĭ-form]
sickle-shaped.

fal·ci·form

(fal'si-fōrm),
Having a crescentic or sickle shape.
Synonym(s): falcate
[L. falx, sickle, + forma, form]

falciform

(făl′sə-fôrm′)
adj.
Curved and tapering to a point; sickle-shaped.

falciform

(făl′sə-fôrm′)
adj.
Curved or sickle-shaped; falcate.

fal·ci·form

(fal'si-fōrm)
Having a crescentic or sickle shape.
Synonym(s): falcate.
[L. falx, sickle, + forma, form]

falciform

Curved or sickle-shaped.

fal·ci·form

(fal'si-fōrm)
Having a crescentic or sickle shape.
[L. falx, sickle, + forma, form]
References in periodicals archive ?
The peculiarity of this case presentation is based on the fact there has been acute thrombosis of the falciform ligament in a noncirrhotic liver with a patent portal venous system.
Previously performed fluorescein angiography with RetCam showed a large avascular area in the peripheral retina without signs of neovascularization or peripheral exudation in his right eye and a falciform retinal fold anchored to the temporal retinal sector without signs of peripheral exudation in the left eye (Figure 1).
Takashima et al., "Focal fatty change of the liver adjacent to the falciform ligament: CT and sonographic findings in five surgically confirmed cases," American Journal of Roentgenology, vol.
The falciform ligament and both lobes of the liver are examined closely for abnormalities and then second 5 mm port was usually inserted approximately 5 cm below the xiphoid process, but the precise position and angle depends on the location of the gallbladder as well as the size of the medial segment of the left lobe of the liver.
Post Mortem Evaluation: Adhesions were present in all the animals between the cystotomy site and intestine, mesentery and falciform ligaments.
Following exploration and intraoperative ultrasound, the liver is mobilised by dividing the ligamentum teres, falciform, triangular and coronary ligaments.
This ventral mesentery gives rise to the lesser omentum, falciform ligament and the visceral peritoneum of the liver.
After the abdominal cavity was opened, the ligamentum teres was ligated and divided, and the falciform ligament divided.
Depth 2.55-2.90 in SL; scales (8)35, 11 transverse; anal fin iii,17; 5-7 interhaemals; mouth terminal, teeth flat multicuspid (up to 7 cusps only) on both jaws; maxilla very short, with 0-1 teeth; colour-pattern rather variable; usually the anterior part of dorsal fin with a falciform black blotch; a broad caudal spot, covering almost all of the depth of the peduncle, not extending onto the middle caudal fin rays; anal fin lobe never black, only the first ray marked; skin over the interhaemals dark.
Reinforcement with falciform ligament and peritoneum have been reported in congenital hernia repairs [10].