curved like a scythe
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[ Latin falx
, a sickle + -form
: confer French falciforme
.] Having the shape of a scithe or sickle; resembling a reaping hook; as, the falciform
ligatment of the liver.
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Having a crescentic or sickle shape. ... Synonym: falcate. ... Origin: L. Falx, sickle, + forma, form ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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• (a.) Having the shape of a scithe or sickle; resembling a reaping hook; as, the falciform ligatment of the liver.
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falciform, falcate, falcular Sickle-shaped.
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Type: Term Pronunciation: fal′si-fōrm Definitions: 1. Having a crescentic or sickle shape. Synonyms: falcate
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adjective, Latin falx = a sickle, and forma = form, hence, shaped like a sickle.
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