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Meaning of "uncus" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD UNCUS

From Latin: hook.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF UNCUS

uncus  [ˈʌŋkəs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF UNCUS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Uncus is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES UNCUS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

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Uncus

The uncus is an anterior extremity of the Parahippocampal gyrus. It is separated from the apex of the temporal lobe by a slight fissure called the incisura temporalis. Although superficially continuous with the hippocampal gyrus, the uncus forms morphologically a part of the rhinencephalon. The term uncus was coined by Felix Vicq d’Azyr.

Definition of uncus in the English dictionary

The definition of uncus in the dictionary is a hooked part or process, as in the human cerebrum.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH UNCUS


aduncous
əˈdʌŋkəs
ankus
ˈæŋkəs
bronchus
ˈbrɒŋkəs
crankous
ˈkræŋkəs
elenchus
ɪˈlɛŋkəs
incus
ˈɪŋkəs
juncus
ˈdʒʌŋkəs
mancus
ˈmæŋkəs
odontorhynchous
ɒˌdɒntəˈrɪŋkəs
onkus
ˈɒŋkəs
ornithorhynchus
ˌɔːnɪθəʊˈrɪŋkəs
oxyrhynchus
ˌɒksɪˈrɪŋkəs
Pincus
ˈpɪŋkəs
rhonchus
ˈrɒŋkəs
rhoncus
ˈrɒŋkəs
zincous
ˈzɪŋkəs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE UNCUS

uncultivatable
uncultivated
uncultured
uncumbered
uncurably
uncurb
uncurbable
uncurdled
uncured
uncurious
uncurl
uncurrent
uncurse
uncurtailed
uncurtain
uncurved
uncustomarily
uncustomary
uncustomed
uncut

WORDS THAT END LIKE UNCUS

abacus
autofocus
caucus
circus
Copernicus
crocus
Damascus
depth of focus
discus
ficus
hibiscus
hocus
hocus-pocus
locus
mucus
out-of-focus
Spartacus
staphylococcus
streptococcus
viscus

Synonyms and antonyms of uncus in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «uncus» into 25 languages

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المعقف
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ункус
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uncus
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Uncus
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ункус
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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «UNCUS»

The term «uncus» is normally little used and occupies the 118.592 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «UNCUS»

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The Human Hippocampus: Functional Anatomy, Vascularization ...
The uncal apex is the caudal end of the uncus; the fimbria is attached to its extremity. Its inferior surface is like a cone, and its base is separated from the band of Giacomini by a discrete sulcus. Retzius (1896) likened this surface to a helmet, ...
Henri M. Duvernoy, Francoise Cattin, Pierre-Yves Risold, 2013
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Basic Clinical Neuroscience
Left temporal lobe removed from temporal pole to uncus to expose pathway. r Review Questions 15-2- Locate tne primary gustatory area in. Orbitofrontal cortex Gyrus rectus Olfactory bulb Olfactory tract Olfactory trigone Orbital gyri Olfactory ...
Paul A. Young, Paul Henry Young, Daniel Lee Tolbert, 2008
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Terrestrial Vegetation of California
C»s roopcri, 620, 623, 625-626 /uncus drummondii, 554-555, 565 /uncus effusus, 197 /uncus effusus var. brunneus, 129 /uncus falcatus, 1 60 /uncus falcatus var. falcatus, 160 /uncus gerardi, 140, 145 /uncus leiospermus var. aliartii, 399 ...
Michael G. Barbour, Todd Keeler-Wolf, Allan A. Schoenherr, 2007
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Neurosurgical Operative Atlas: Functional neurosurgery
Anteriorly, the rhinal sulcus lies lateral to the uncus. (B) Close-up view of the uncus. The anterior segment of the uncus faces the carotid cistern and the posterior segment faces the cerebral peduncle. Rhinal S. = Splenium rhinal sulcus; AS ...
Philip A. Starr, Nicholas M. Barbaro, Paul S. Larson, 2009
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Wetland Restoration, Flood Pulsing, and Disturbance Dynamics
258 )uglans nig". l39. l46, 258 )uncus articalatu,s. 279 )uncus balticus, l36 )uncus biglumis, 258 )uncus brevicaudaius, 279 )uncus bufonius, 279 )uncus canadensis, 279 )uncus chilensis, 279 )uncus dudleyi. l96 )uncus effusus, \ l5. 279 )uncus ...
Beth Middleton, 1999
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The South Asiatic Olethreutini: (Lepidoptera Tortricidae).
The remarkable genus Statherotmantis gen. nov., actually of palaearctic occurrence, and the only representative of the subtribe in that region, has the simple valva as in Hoplitendemis but a broad, hooked, bilobed and hairy uncus and a strong ...
Alexey Diakonoff, 1973
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New Zealand Journal of Zoology
22(21) Saccus straight, over 0.6 x as long as uncus in profile; aedeagus nearly straight, with dorsal thorn near 0.9 apicad _ callirrhous — Saccus upturned, half as long as uncus in profile or less; aedeagus rifle-shaped, with lateral or ...
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Textbook of Human Neuroanatomy
__ Intermediate stria Medial stria Paraterminal gyrus - "\ (on medial surface) Diagonal band ' f Uncinate gyrus - - Uncus - Tail of dentate gyrus Intralimbic gyrus _ Olfactory trigone Olfactory tubercle Lateral stria Lateral olfactory gyrus Limen ...
Inderbir Singh, 2006
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History of the Discovery of America: Of the Landing of Our ...
upon which Uncus falling instantly to the ground his men discharged a shower of arrows among the Narragansets, and without a moment's interval, rushing upon them in the most furious manner, with a hideous yell, put them to flight.
Henry Trumbull, 1812
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Neuroanatomical Terminology: A Lexicon of Classical Origins ...
53.54.head ofhippocampus (Duvernoy, 1735) Probably corresponds roughly to macrodissected adult human uncus (Vicq d'Azyr, 1786). Duvernoy first illus- trated it, though fancifully; p. 134, and C in the Figure; also see Lewis (1923, p. 224).
Larry Swanson, 2014

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «UNCUS»

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Последствия артроскопии коленного сустава - Травматология и
АРТРОЗ. Медицинская справочная Артроз унковертебральный (а. uncovertebralis; лат. uncus крючок, образование подобное крючку + vertebra позвонок) ... «34374.ru Маяк, Jul 15»
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Women's Brains Hit Hardest by Long-term Stimulant Abuse
... cingulate gyrus), temporal lobe (temporal pole, uncus, parahippocampal gyrus, hippocampus, occipitotemporal gyri, superior temporal gyrus, middle temporal ... «Medscape, Jul 15»
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Oak Bluffs Town Column: July 3
Harry N. Seymour's new art show at the A Gallery on Uncus avenue features a delicious picture called Jennifer's Nest of a dove confusing a light bulb for an egg. «The Vineyard Gazette - Martha's Vineyard News, Jul 15»
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Puente entre culturas: la aventura interior
Leyó primero los uncus, que en lengua quechua enuncian los diseños de la vestimenta del curaca. Pero también el lenguaje de los kipus, mensajes trenzados ... «lanacion.com, Jun 15»
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Evidence on the Powers the Constitution Leaves Exclusively to the …
Another author—”Uncus”—wrote a few days later as follows: “Congress will have no direction of religion or the clergy,—with the universities, academies, schools ... «Tenth Amendment Center, May 15»
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A promise made is a promise kept
An uncial herniation, Kimm explains, is when bleeding in the brain (subdural hematoma) puts an extreme amount of pressure on the uncus, which is in the ... «Faribault County Register, Dec 14»
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Fonte/Autoria.: STEFANE BRAGA
Quando a lesão é provocada por uma hérnia de uncus, provoca uma dilatação da pupila homolateral, causando uma paralisia na musculatura extrínsica do ... «Portal Nacional de Seguros, Aug 14»
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Phát hiện loài ve sầu mới cho khoa học ở khu vực Tây Nguyên
... ngắn, nằm ngang, không đạt đến đốt bụng thứ 2. Loài mới này có cấu trúc bộ phận sinh dục khác với các loài khác thuộc giống Semia bởi cấu trúc thùy uncus ... «Khoa Học Phổ Thông, Jun 14»
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Haus Unkelbach: Brauhausatmosphäre im Herzen von Sülz
Das lateinische Wort "uncus" übersetzt man am ehesten mit "Bogen", "Haken". Daher stammt auch der Name des Örtchens Unkelbach bei Remagen: Der Rhein ... «koeln.de, Jan 14»
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Traumatic Eye Injury Management Principles for the Prehospital …
With extremely high intracranial pressure, the uncus of the temporal lobe herniates through the tentorium, which is the dura mater separating the cerebrum from ... «JEMS.com, Dec 13»

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