unciform


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uncinate

 [un´sĭ-nāt]
1. shaped like a hook; see also hamate. Called also unciform.
2. relating to or affecting the uncinate gyrus.

un·ci·nate

(ŭn'si-nāt),
1. Hooklike or hook-shaped.
2. Relating to an uncus or, specifically, to the uncinate gyrus (2) or a process of the pancreas or of a vertebra.
Synonym(s): unciform
[L. uncinatus]

unciform

/un·ci·form/ (un´sĭ-form) uncinate (1).

unciform

(ŭn′sə-fôrm′)
adj.
Uncinate.
n.
See hamate.

unciform

adjective
(1) Hook-shaped, hooked.
(2) Referring to the hamate bone of the wrist.
(3) Referring to the uncus; uncinate.
  
noun Hamate bone; os hamatum [NA6].

un·ci·nate

(ŭn'si-nāt)
1. Hooklike or hook-shaped.
2. Relating to an uncus or, specifically, to the uncinate gyrus (2) or a process of the pancreas or of a vertebra.
Synonym(s): unciform.
[L. uncinatus]

unciform

hooked or shaped like a hook.
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