Un"ci*form (?), a. [L. uncus a hook + -form.]

Having the shape of a hook; being of a curved or hooked from; hooklike.

Unciform bone Anat., a bone of the carpus at the bases of the fourth and fifth metacarpals; the hamatum.

 

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Un"ci*form, n. Anat.

The unciform bone. See Illust. of Perissodactyla.

 

© Webster 1913.

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