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Resembling a pea in size or shape.
A small bone at the junction of the ulna and the carpus.
[Latin pīsum, pea; see pea + -form.]
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(Biology) zoology botany resembling a pea
(Anatomy) a small pealike bone on the ulnar side of the carpus
[C18: via New Latin from Latin pīsum pea + forma shape]
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pisiform- Shaped like a pea.
See also related terms for pea.
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|Noun||1.||pisiform - a small wrist bone that articulates only with the triquetral|
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