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Medical Term:


Pronunciation: an′si-royd

Definition: Shaped like an anchor fluke; denoting the cornua of the lateral ventricles of the brain and the coracoid process of the scapula.

Synonym(s): ankyroid

[G. ankyra, anchor, + eidos, resemblance]

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