uncus

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un·cus

noun \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

un·cus

noun \ˈəŋ-kəs\   (Medical Dictionary)
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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