Arrest of hemorrhage from a cut artery by pressure with a blunt hook.
[L. uncus, hook]
uncipressure/un·ci·pres·sure/ (-presh″ur) pressure with a hook to stop hemorrhage.
pressure with a hook to control a hemorrhage.
uncipressureThe obsolete use of a blunt hook to arrest haemorrhage from a severed artery.
pressure with a hook to stop hemorrhage.