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Medical Term:

uncinate

Pronunciation: un'si-nat

Definition:

  1. Hooklike or hook-shaped.
  2. Relating to an uncus or, specifically, to the uncinate gyrus (2) or a process of the pancreas or of a vertebra.

Synonym(s): unciform

[L. uncinatus]

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