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un·cus

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

[Latin, hook.]
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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]
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un•cus

(ˈʌŋ kəs)

n., pl. un•ci (ˈʌn saɪ)
any hook-shaped body part or process.
[1820–30; < New Latin, Latin: literally, hook]
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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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