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falciform

[ fal-suh-fawrm ]
/ ˈfæl səˌfɔrm /
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adjective

sickle-shaped; falcate.

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Origin of falciform

1760–70; <Latin falci- (stem of falx) sickle + -form

OTHER WORDS FROM falciform

sub·fal·ci·form, adjective
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Medical definitions for falciform

falciform
[ fălsə-fôrm′ ]

adj.

Curved and tapering to a point; sickle-shaped.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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