- sickle-shaped; falcate.
Origin of falciform
Examples from the Web for falciform
Historical Examples of falciform
The attachment of the falciform ligament is continued down it.
There was a certain grandeur about his great, dark visage, his falciform nose and meaty jowls as he stood there.The Marooner
Charles A. Stearns
The second, from Paul, shows that the blade was falciform and was operated in the manner I have stated.Surgical Instruments in Greek and Roman Times
John Stewart Milne
There is no trace of the Mongolian falciform fold, and the transverse axis is perfectly horizontal.The Manbos of Mindano
John M. Garvan
- Curved and tapering to a point; sickle-shaped.