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uncus

noun un·cus \ˈəŋ-kəs\
plural un·ci \ˈəŋ-ˌkī, -ˌkē; ˈən-ˌsī\

Definition of UNCUS

:  a hooked anatomical part or process

Origin of UNCUS

New Latin, from Latin, hook — more at angle
First Known Use: circa 1826
Medical Dictionary

uncus

noun un·cus \ˈəŋ-kəs\
plural un·ci \ˈən-ˌsī\

Medical Definition of UNCUS

:  a hooked anatomical part or process; specifically :  the anterior curved end of the parahippocampal gyrus

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