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  1. unciform(Noun)

    The hamate bone.

  2. unciform(Adjective)

    Of the shape of a hook.

  3. Origin: uncinus + -form

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unciform(adj)

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

  2. Unciform(noun)

    the unciform bone. See Illust. of Perissodactyla

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Unciform

    un′si-form, adj. hook-shaped.—adjs. Uncif′erous, having a hook, as an ovipositor; Un′cinal, Un′cinate, hooked at the end.—n.pl. Uncinā′ta, a division of marine chætopod worms—serpulas and other tubicolous worms.—ns. Uncinā′tum, the unciform bone of the carpus; Uncī′nus, a hooklet, hamulus, one of the uncial teeth of the radula:—pl. Uncī′ni (ī).—adj. Unciros′trāte, having a hooked beak. [L. uncus, a hook.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unciform in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unciform in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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