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Definition of the adjective uncinate

What does uncinate mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. [botany] hooked at the end.
  2. [anatomy] hooked in appearance.

Phrases with uncinate

  1. Uncinate Sculpin
  2. Uncinate Cavoline
  3. Uncinate fasciculus

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Google previewMedical and Surgical Complications in the Treatment of Chronic Rhinosinusitis, An Issue of Otolaryngologic Clinics of North America, (2016)

by James A. Stankiewicz

The uncinate is a crescent-shaped bone that develops from the first ethmoturbinal in close relation with the aggar nasiregion.11 It is a thin bone the free edge of which runs almost sagittally from anterior-superior to posterior- inferior. Its superior ...

Google previewPearce's Surgical Companion (2009)

Essential notes for postgraduate exams by Oliver Pearce,

uncinate process; uncinate means hookshaped). Thetaillies entirely within the lienorenal ligament (this places it at risk during splenectomy). The pancreas contains a duct which runs the length of the gland. The pancreatic duct and the bile ...

Google previewSinonasal Tumors (2012)

by Alexander G. Chiu, Vijay R. Ramakrishnan, Jeffrey D. Suh

Uncinate The uncinate is a thin sickle shaped bone covering the natural maxillary ostium that helps direct sinus outflow posteriorly in the nose. Its anterior superior attachment is variable, possibly inserting onto the lamina papyracea, ethmoid ...

Google previewClinical Manual of Surgery (2014)

by S Devaji Rao

Posterior to uncinate is a semilunar groove called hiatus semilunaris. The bleb posterior to it is bulla ethmoidales with middle group of ethmoidal cells. Anteroinferior to bull is the ostium of maxillary sinus. Note The nasolacrimal duct which ...

Google previewBarron's MAT (2009)

Miller Analogies Test by Robert J. Sternberg, Karin Sternberg

Someone who is paternal is like a father; uncial means written in capital letters; uncinate means that a tip is bent like a hook. Vocabulary — Description 25. {a. women, b. marriage, c. falsehood, d. enlightenment) : MISOLOGY :: NOVELTY ...

Google previewDiseases of the Sinuses (1996)

A Comprehensive Textbook of Diagnosis and Treatment by M. Eric Gershwin

Since the uncinate is a crescent-shaped structure that curves posteriorly in its inferior aspect, the uncinectomy incision must be carried more posteriorly in this region. The uncinate process is then removed with a Blakesly-Weil forceps. It should ...

Google previewDictionary of Human Neuroanatomy (2012)

by Martin C. Hirsch

Uncinate fasciculus of cerebellum Cerebellum TA Latin: Fasciculus uncinatus cerebelli TA English: Uncinate fasciculus of ...

Google previewConcise Pocket Medical Dictionary (2015)

by UN Panda

Unciform fasciculus The bundle of fibers connecting frontal lobes with temporal lobes (uncinate fasciculus). Unciform process Anterior end of hippocampal gyrus. Uncinate Hook shaped. Uncinate bundle of Russel Fibers from cerebellum ...

Google previewConcise Medical Dictionary (2015)

by Elizabeth Martin

uncinate. fits. a form of temporal lobe *epilepsy in which hallucinations of taste and smell and inappropriate chewing movements are prominent features. unconjugated. oestriol. (uE3) a product of the placenta, levels of which are reduced in ...

Google previewBlack's Medical Dictionary (2009)

by Harvey Marcovitch

Uncinate. Fit. A type of temporal lobe EPILEPSY in which a patient has a hallucination of smell or of taste; it may also be the result of a tumour pressing on that part of the BRAIN concerned with the appreciationof smell andtaste.

Google previewThe Dictionary of Psychology (2016)

by Ray Corsini

Also known as parahippocampalis, uncinate gyrus, uncinate gyri. underachievement 1. Accomplishing less than a person is able or desires to. 2. Accomplishing less than what is predicted or expected. Underachievement may be specific to an ...

Google previewMidline Medical Dictionary (2002)

by P. S. Rawat

See Uncinate. Uncinaria. The hookworm. 3i:#13 ft Uncinariasis. Infection with hookworm. 3i:T3 firs"THT, 3Rf aftoff Uncinate. Hooked; unciform.

Google previewTaber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2017)

by Donald Venes

uncinate bundle of Russell (u ̆nsı ̆-na ̄t) [James S. Risien Russell, Brit. physician, 1863–1939] Fibers that arise in the fastigial superior cerebellar peduncle and pass inferiorly to the vestibular nuclei and reticular formation ...

Google previewBlackwell's Nursing Dictionary (2013)

by Dawn Freshwater, Sian Masiln-Prothero

uncinate (un'sin-at): 1. Being hooked or barbed; unsiform. 2.

Google previewLippincott's New Medical Dictionary (1910)

A Vocabulary of the Terms Used in Medicine, and the Allied Sciences, with Their Pronunciation, Etymology, and Signification, Including Much Collateral Information of a Descriptive and Encyclopedic Character by Henry Ware Cattell

Uncinate ; supplied with hooks. [< L. un'cus hook.] Uncina'ria. A genus of parasitic , intestinal nematode worms, the eggs of which escape with the fasces and develop rapidly in the presence of moisture, iw An- kylostoma. TJ. duodena'lis ...

Google previewA dictionary of new medical terms, a suppl. to 'An illustrated dictionary of medicine, biology and allied sciences'. (1905)

by George Milbry Gould

Uncinate, the uncinate gyrus. L., Uvular. See Tonsilla (Illus. Diet.). Lobelin. (See Illus. Diet.) ...

Google previewEtymological Dictionary of Succulent Plant Names (2013)

by Urs Eggli, Leonard E. Newton

uncinate, ...

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Scrabble value of U1N1C3I1N1A1T1E1

The value of this 8-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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