uncus

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

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

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: uncustomed
Previous Word in the Dictionary: uncurtain
All Words Near: uncus

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up uncus? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More