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 (ŭn′sə-nāt′, -nĭt)
Bent at the end like a hook: uncinate process of the pancreas; uncinate trichomes.

[Latin uncīnātus, from uncīnus, barb, from uncus, hook.]


(ˈʌnsɪnɪt; -ˌneɪt)
1. (Biology) shaped like a hook: the uncinate process of the ribs of certain vertebrates.
2. (Zoology) of, relating to, or possessing uncini
[C18: from Latin uncīnātus, from uncīnus a hook, from uncus]


(ˈʌn sə nɪt, -ˌneɪt)

hooked; bent at the end like a hook.
[1750–60; < Latin uncīnātus furnished with hooks]
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The parameters used for correlation were- Deviated Nasal Septum, Inferior Turbinate Hypertrophy, Middle Turbinate abnormalities, Concha Bullosa, Agger Nasi cells, Haller cells, Frontal recess, Infundibulum, Hiatus semilunaris, Uncinate process attachment, Intrasinus mucosal disease of Maxillary, Ethmoids, Frontal and Sphenoid detailed history, clinical examination and routine investigations were done for the patients.
Lysozyme and lactoferrin in human uncinate process mucosa during chronic sinusitis [in Chinese].
Typical features seen on CT are segmental or diffuse dilatation of the main pancreatic duct (MPD) >2 mm and/or cystic lesions corresponding to dilated branch ducts that are usually in the uncinate process.
Periampullary carcinomas arise within 2cm of the major papilla in the duodenum and include four different types of malignancies, namely those originating from (a) the ampulla of Vater itself, (b) the intrapancreatic distal bile duct, (c) the head and uncinate process of the pancreas, and (d) the duodenum.
The frontal cannula guide was positioned posterior to the superior aspect of the uncinate process within the middle meatus, and the lighted guidewire was successfully passed into the frontal sinus (figure, B).
5 cm, densely white-lepidote on both surfaces, glabrescent on the adaxial surface, pungent at the apex, the margin armed with yellowish curved antrorse and uncinate spines, 1.
When arising from a side branch, they are most commonly located in the uncinate process.
A curvilinear incision is made at 8 to 10 mm above the middle concha insertion point, in the lateral nasal wall few mm anterior to the base of uncinate and moving on anteriorly until about 10mm over the frontal process of the maxilla.
The patient was taken to surgery, where examination of the right ethmoid bulla after removal of the uncinate process showed an ostium in the anterior wall of the ethmoid bulla (figure, E and F).
5-1 mm long, 2-5 mm apart, antrorsely uncinate, green to reddish; Scape distinct, 11-15 cm long, ca.
Here we report a case of chronic pancreatitis with acute exacerbation, complicated by isolated long segment thrombosis in the IVC extending up to the both External Femoral veins along with a pseudocyst in the Pancreatic tail extending up to the sub diaphragmatic area & another small pseudocyst in front of the IVC at the level of Uncinate process.
5-12 mm, pale castaneous adaxially, pale green abaxially, densely and minutely lepidote on both sides; blades linear, some inconspicuously narrowed toward the base, 75-80 x 7-8 cm, green with sparse darker green spots, sparsely and inconspicuously white-lepidote adaxially, densely white-lepidote abaxially with trichomes not at all obscuring leaf color and sometimes forming sparse crossbands, apex acute and apiculate, margins densely (at apex) sparsely (toward the base) spinose; spines triangular, uncinate, antrorse, castaneous toward the apex, the basal ones 1.