Origin of uncinate
OTHER WORDS FROM uncinatesub·un·ci·nate, adjective
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How to use uncinate in a sentence
The ribs have capitula and tubercula, and often uncinate processes (see p. 190) as in birds.
From near the distal end an imperfectly ossified uncinate process (see p. 190) projects backwards.
Projecting backwards from each is a large hooked uncinate process.
The peristomium has no setae, and the setae generally are hair-like or uncinate, often forming almost complete rings.
The thoracic ribs in almost all birds have large uncinate processes.