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uncus

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noun un·cus \ˈəŋ-kəs\

Definition of uncus

plural

unci

play \ˈəŋ-ˌkī, -ˌkē; ˈən-ˌsī\
  1. :  a hooked anatomical part or process



Origin and Etymology of uncus

New Latin, from Latin, hook — more at angle


First Known Use: circa 1826


Medical Dictionary

uncus

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noun un·cus \ˈəŋ-kəs\

Medical Definition of uncus

plural

unci

\ˈən-ˌsī\play
  1. :  a hooked anatomical part or process; specifically :  the anterior curved end of the parahippocampal gyrus




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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of uncus Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about uncus


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