unciform

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adjective un·ci·form \ˈən(t)-sə-ˌfȯrm\

Definition of unciform

  1. :  hook-shaped :  uncinate

Origin and Etymology of unciform

New Latin unciformis, from Latin uncus hook + -formis -form — more at angle


First Known Use: circa 1734


Medical Dictionary

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unciform

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adjective un·ci·form \ˈən(t)-sə-ˌfȯrm\

Medical Definition of unciform

  1. :  hook-shaped :  uncinate


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unciform

noun un·ci·form

Medical Definition of unciform

Variants of unciform

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unciform bone


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