Definitions for falciformˈfæl səˌfɔrm

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

fal•ci•formˈfæl səˌfɔrm(adj.)

  1. sickle-shaped; falcate.

    Category: Botany

Origin of falciform:

1760–70; < L falc-, s. of falx sickle +I-+ -form

Princeton's WordNet

  1. falcate, falciform, sickle-shaped(adj)

    curved like a sickle

    "a falcate leaf"; "falcate claws"; "the falcate moon"

Wiktionary

  1. falciform(Adjective)

    Sickle-shaped.

  2. Origin: From (stem of falx) + .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Falciform(adj)

    having the shape of a scithe or sickle; resembling a reaping hook; as, the falciform ligatment of the liver

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