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Curved or sickle-shaped; falcate.

[Latin falx, falc-, sickle + -form.]


(ˈfæl səˌfɔrm)

sickle-shaped; falcate.
[1760–70; < Latin falc-, s. of falx sickle + I- + -form]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.falciform - curved like a sickle; "a falcate leaf"; "falcate claws"; "the falcate moon"
curved, curving - having or marked by a curve or smoothly rounded bend; "the curved tusks of a walrus"; "his curved lips suggested a smile but his eyes were hard"


a. falciforme, en forma de hoz;
___ ligamentligamento ___;
___ ligament of liverligamento ___ del hígado;
___ processproceso ___.
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An ideal plan might be to harvest stem cells at spaying or neutering, as the falciform ligament is an excellent source, and then banking it until it is needed in the future.
Factors associated with intestines include abnormalities of suspensory ligament of colon and falciform ligament, megacolon, an elongated/hypermobile colon with chronic constipation, and abnormal gas accumulation due to aerophagia.
At times, it is helpful to cut the falciform ligament near the liver to expose the right side of the diaphragm completely while the patient is in steep reverse Trendelenburg position.
The left subdiaphragmatic area is less affected because phrenocolic ligament and the falciform ligament form the barrier to the coming cells and fluid.
sup][3] However, it was somewhat more difficult to maintain the distance and angle between the mechanical arms from occlusions, especially when dissecting the left triangular ligament, falciform ligament, or suprahepatic vena cava.
For the left lateral segment, this line is determined as the right side of the falciform ligament that is to remain on the graft.
Several causes, including absence of suspensory ligaments of the transverse colon, atrophic or small liver, segmental agenesis of the right lobe of the liver, abnormality of the falciform redundant mesocolon, redundant or dilated colon, and volvulus of the colon have been reported to be associated with Chilaiditi's syndrome (5, 6).
The spectrum of ocular abnormalities reported in CZS includes maculopathies, such as a particular pattern of macular chorioretinal atrophy with a hyperpigmented ring that resembles torpedo maculopathy, abnormalities of the optic nerve (hypoplasia and severe cupping of the optic disk), microcornea, microphthalmia, falciform folds, pigmentary and hemorrhagic retinopathy, circumscribed chorioretinal atrophy, abnormal vascular development (tortuosity, early termination, absence), coloboma, lens subluxation, cataracts, and retinal dysplasia.
Parietal wall abscess containing about 200 mL pus tracking along the falciform ligament to the left lobe of liver
hydroxychloroquine phosphate in a dose of 500 mg is administered once a week in a monotherapy, in the region where the falciform sporozoite is not resistant to chloroquine.