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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


First Known Use: 1753


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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

Circa 1771

First Known Use of pisiform

circa 1771


Medical Dictionary

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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

Medical Definition of pisiform

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

Illustration of pisiform

Variants of pisiform

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pisiform bone


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