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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.
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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]
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unciform

(ŭn′sə-fôrm′)
adj.
Uncinate.
n.
See hamate.
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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].
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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]
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The second gonapophys presents an unciform laminar process, and is like an elongated triangle in shape with no tip at the apex.
It is caudal oriented and is as long as that of the unciform process with a back tip end.
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