Origin and Etymology of uncinate
Latin uncinatus, from uncinus hook, from uncus
First Known Use: circa 1760
Medical Definition of uncinate
1: bent at the tip like a hook
2a: of, relating to, affecting, or involving the uncus <the uncinate area of the parahippocampal gyrus>b: relating to, characterized by, or being an uncinate fit <uncinate epilepsy> <an uncinate seizure>
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