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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

/fal·ci·form/ (-sĭ-form) sickle-shaped.

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]

falciform

sickle-shaped.

falciform ligament
a sickle-shaped sagittal fold of peritoneum that helps to attach the liver to the diaphragm and separates the right and left lobes of the liver.
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Focal nodular fatty infiltration with low attenuation, commonly in the area adjacent to the falciform ligament, and an enlargement of the liver with ascites.
The only description found of the liver of the nutria (Wagner, 1963) divides it into three lobules: right, diaphragmatic or middle lobe and the left lobe and the only ligament observed by the author was the falciform ligament.
The livers procured had the attachment of falciform ligament, coronary ligament and triangular ligament on its surface.
Other possible abdominal sites for the tumor include the liver, [sup][16] spleen, [sup][17] kidney, [sup][18] ligamentum hepatoduodenale, [sup][6] gall bladder, [sup][19] the falciform ligament, [sup][20] and the omentum.
1) The PEComa family includes angiomyolipoma, clear cell sugar tumor of the lung, lymphangioleiomyomatosis, clear cell myomelanocytic tumor of the falciform ligament/ligamentum teres, and rare clear cell tumors of other anatomic sites.
4) slender, 2 macrosetae present along outer surface, falciform, undivided at acute apex, tiny internal tooth present on apical region, almost symmetrical.
The dorsal mesentery gives rise to the lesser omentum, falciform ligament and the visceral peritoneum of the liver.
2%, and is defined as a gallbladder located to the left of the ligamentum teres and the falciform ligament.
The paired oviducts are slender segments, which emerge from the peritoneal cavity by an ostium in the falciform ligament (Fig.
Initial findings were of dilated small bowel overlying the liver, and a diaphragmatic hernial defect visualised to the right of the falciform ligament.
2A, B, D, E, K, L) asymmetrical, falciform in lateral view, basal 2/3 fused together in ventral view, medially produced into semicircular lobe at apical inner margin; left side bearing strong hook-like process submedially directed dorsocaudad, right side with a relatively small spinous process; apex of genital styles widely separated, both strongly curved in lateral view.