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pisiform

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adjective pi·si·form \ˈpī-sə-ˌfȯrm\

Definition of pisiform

  1. :  resembling a pea in size or shape

Origin and Etymology of pisiform

Latin pisum pea + English -iform — more at pea


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pisiform

noun pi·si·form

Definition of pisiform

  1. :  a bone on the ulnar side of the carpus in most mammals

First Known Use of pisiform

circa 1771


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pisiform

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adjective pi·si·form \ˈpī-sə-ˌfȯrm\

Medical Definition of pisiform

  1. :  resembling a pea in size or shape pisiform granules


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pisiform

noun pi·si·form
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pisiform bone

Medical Definition of pisiform

  1. :  a bone on the little-finger side of the carpus that articulates with the triquetral bone

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