Uncus



noun, plural unci
[uhn-sahy] /ˈʌn saɪ/ (Show IPA). Anatomy.
1.
any hook-shaped or curved part of a body process, especially the hippocampal gyrus in the temporal lobe of the brain.
noun (pl) unci (ˈʌnsaɪ)
1.
(zoology, anatomy) a hooked part or process, as in the human cerebrum

uncus un·cus (ŭng’kəs)
n. pl. un·ci (ŭn’sī)

A hook-shaped part or process.

The anterior hooked extremity of the parahippocampal gyrus on the basomedial surface of the temporal lobe. Also called uncinate gyrus.

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