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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]

uncinate

(ŭn′sə-nāt′, -nĭt)
adj.
Bent at the end like a hook: uncinate process of the pancreas; uncinate trichomes.

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]

uncinate

Hooked (in the literal sense). Hook-shaped.
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The uncinate process width: The distance between lateral and medial margins of the cervical uncinate process at process base (Bozbug'a et al., 1999; Lee et al., 2012; Kocabiyik et al.).
Among the anatomical variations studied, DNS was the most common variation found, followed by concha bullosa (37.2%), onodi cell (12.8%), agger nasi cell (8.14%), haller cell and paradoxical middle turbinate (3.5% each), retroverted uncinate (2.32%) and pneumatized uncinate process (1.16%) in that order.
The uncinate process is then identified and medialized with a Cottle elevator, and an uncinectomy is performed with a straight Thrubite forceps.
The middle turbinate was moved medially, uncinate process resected.
Most lesions were located in the head of pancreas (61.7%) followed by the body (13.8%), tail (10.6%), uncinate (7.4%), and genu (6.4%).
Caption: Figure 2: Computed tomographic image of the abdomen showing acute interstitial pancreatitis (arrow) with small discrete fluid collection in the uncinate process.
Fitness was also associated with the integrity of the uncinate fasciculus, which is involved in memory [20].
The left nasal cavity was normal for mucosal lesion, but a mass measuring approximately 3x3 cm was seen in the anteroinferior part of the right nasal cavity that involved uncinate posteriorly and inferior turbinate inferiorly.
Agger nasi (AN) cells are the frontal ethmoidal cells localized in front of the anterior end of the middle turbinate and uncinate process in the nasal lateral wall.
There is superior access and visualization of middle meatus mucosa, uncinate process and infundibulum, which are the sites from which 80% of polyps arise, Bhata Charyya N12, Satish N.13 report that it is a safe and successful treatment with low morbidity and improved patient comfort.
(ii) The superior mesenteric vein (SMV) is isolated below the pancreas where it passes over the third duodenum and dissected free from the pancreas and uncinate process, with ligation of the right gastroepiploic and inferior pancreaticoduodenal veins.
After submucous inferior turbinectomy is completed by totally removing the turbinate bone, the uncinate process is removed and then the ostium of the maxillary sinus is widely opened to obtain wide exposure and visualization of the posterior lateral nasal wall with a 0-degree endoscope.