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un·cus

 (ŭng′kəs)
n. pl. un·ci (ŭn′sī) Biology
A hook-shaped part or process.

[Latin, hook.]

uncus

(ˈʌŋkəs)
n, pl unci (ˈʌnsaɪ)
1. (Zoology) zoology anatomy a hooked part or process, as in the human cerebrum
2. (Anatomy) zoology anatomy a hooked part or process, as in the human cerebrum
[C19: from Latin: hook]

un•cus

(ˈʌŋ kəs)

n., pl. un•ci (ˈʌn saɪ)
any hook-shaped body part or process.
[1820–30; < New Latin, Latin: literally, hook]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.uncus - (biology) any hook-shaped process or partuncus - (biology) any hook-shaped process or part
biological science, biology - the science that studies living organisms
crotchet, hook - a sharp curve or crook; a shape resembling a hook
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Galea y lacinia fundidos en una mala, apice de la galea con un uncus y el de la lacinia con dos unci, en ambos casos rodeados de un grupo de setas robustas preapicales.
Multislice computed tomography of the brain did not show any acute focal lesions, while magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the brain revealed a pronounced tangle of punctiform tubular lesions of the flow void type, in the sense of tangle of small blood vessels, in the medial temporal lobe, the amygdala, and the right uncus.
Diagnostic characters (restated from Whalley 1976) include the round, spatulate, non-bifid uncus (u, a unique shape in the genus), a gnathos (g) with 2 small patches of spines near the center, the mesal margin of the sacculus with 1 tooth (msp), and 5 or 6 large cornuti (c) in the phallus (p).
The right amygdala, accessed by way of the uncus, generated increased alpha-beta1 power within the right hemisphere (M=15.
The hippocampus, the parahippocampal gyrus, the medial part of the uncus, and the lateral part of amygdala are removed with the ultrasonic aspirator after opening the temporal pole, stressing that the ipsilateral third cranial nerve should be protected.
Furthermore, the chroniclers mention the prestigious present of uncus cumbis made by Inca rulers to curacas of other ethnic groups, in other words exchanges between high-ranking male personages (Murra 1962, 1993).
Felder, 1862), excepto que el uncus es mas esbelto y ligeramente adosado al tegumen, caracter mas definitivo.
Medijalne temporalne regije (koje cine dio limbickog korteksa) ukljucuju amigdalu, uncus, hipokampus sa subiculumom, entorinalnim i peririnalnim korteksom i fuziformnu vijugu (Kandel i sur.
6) con un uncus terminal largo en la galea y tres unci largos subapicales alineados en la lacinia y con hileras de cuatro a cinco heli a cada lado.
hyadesi es la especie que presenta el mayor numero de autapomorfias, siete caracteres derivados de Ias armaduras genitales y dei metafurcaestemo dei macho y de la hembra: 4(2) apofisis dei metafurcaestemo 1/7 dei largo dei tallo de la furca; 5(1) extremo apical de la apofisis de la furca romo; 7(2) angulo dei cuerpo de la furca respecto dei tallo de la furca sobre 110[grados]; 8(1) uncus espatulado; 11(2) forma de Ias valvas subrectangulares; 13(1) proceso en la costa de la valva; 20(1) lamella postvaginalis esclerosada; 25(0) longitud de Ias apofisis posteriores de menos de Imm.
1g): Symmetrical, Uncus sclerotised, elongated downward curved, slender at apex, tegumen short, broad dorsally, saccus V-shaped, valva elongated, basal part narrow, outer margin sinuated, inner margin sinuated with small hair, distally somewhat rounded lobe covered with hair, aedeagus broad, long, curved, anteriorly narrow, posteriorly broad.