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falciform

[fal-suh-fawrm] /ˈfæl səˌfɔrm/
adjective
1.
sickle-shaped; falcate.
Origin
1760-1770
1760-70; < Latin falci- (stem of falx) sickle + -form
Related forms
subfalciform, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for falciform

falcate

/ˈfælkeɪt/
adjective
1.
(biology) shaped like a sickle
Word Origin
C19: from Latin falcātus, from falx sickle
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falciform in Medicine

falciform fal·ci·form (fāl'sə-fôrm')
adj.
Curved and tapering to a point; sickle-shaped.

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