unciform

adjective
un·​ci·​form | \ ˈən(t)-sə-ˌfȯrm How to pronounce unciform (audio) \

Definition of unciform

: hook-shaped : uncinate

First Known Use of unciform

circa 1734, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for unciform

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

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The first known use of unciform was circa 1734

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“Unciform.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unciform. Accessed 24 May. 2022.

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More Definitions for unciform

unciform

adjective
un·​ci·​form | \ ˈən(t)-sə-ˌfȯrm How to pronounce unciform (audio) \

Medical Definition of unciform

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: hook-shaped : uncinate

unciform

noun
variants: or unciform bone

Medical Definition of unciform (Entry 2 of 2)

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