the state of being bent or curved.
the use of arches in building.
a system or grouping of arches.
- arcuate fiber,
- arcuate ligament,
- arcuate nuclei,
- arcuate veins of kidney,
- arcuate zone,
- arcus cornealis,
- arcus senilis,
Origin of arcuation
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the use of arches or vaults in buildings
an arrangement of arches
Word Origin for arcuation
C17: from Late Latin arcuātiō arch, from Latin arcuāre to curve
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