Definitions

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  • n. The hamate bone.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The unciform bone.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In anatomy, the unciform bone of the carpus: more fully called os uncinatum.

Etymologies

New Latin, from Latin uncinatus hooked. Compare uncinate. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Nectandra cf. reticulata, Cedrelinga catenaeformis, Erisma uncinatum, Phragmotheca ecuadoriensis, Parkia multijuga, Ochroma sp., and Pouteria sp., and palm species of the genera Bactris and Astrocaryum.

    Napo moist forests

  • N. uncinatum produces lolines which may cause variable responses in invertebrates and small vertebrates

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  • An especially striking summertime blue is monkshood, Aconitum uncinatum.

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