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pisiform

adjective pi·si·form \ ˈpī-sə-ˌfȯrm \

Definition of pisiform

: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

Definition of pisiform

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

First Known Use of pisiform

circa 1771


Medical Dictionary

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pisiform

adjective pi·si·form \ ˈpī-sə-ˌfȯrm \

medical Definition of pisiform

:resembling a pea in size or shape
  • pisiform granules

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pisiform

noun
variants: or pisiform bone

medical Definition of pisiform

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

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