Unciform definition

ŭnsə-fôrm
Uncinate.
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Hook-shaped.
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Designating or of a hook-shaped bone in the distal row of the wrist, on the same side as the ulna.
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Designating a hooked process on the unciform bone, or a similar process on the ethmoid bone.
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An unciform bone.
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Uncinate.
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Of the shape of a hook; hook-shaped.
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The hamate bone.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
unciform
Plural:
unciforms

Origin of unciform

  • Latin uncus hook –form

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin uncus (“hook") + +"Ž -form.

    From Wiktionary