What does unciform mean?

Definitions for unciformˈʌn səˌfɔrm

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word unciform.


  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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