Pisiform
Pisiform Pi"si*form, n. (Anat.) A small bone on the ulnar side of the carpus in man and many mammals. See Illust. of {Artiodactyla}. [1913 Webster]

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  • pisiform — pisifórm adj. m., pl. pisifórmi; f. sg. pisifórmă, pl. pisifórme Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  PISIFORM s.n. Unul dintre oasele carpului. [< fr. pisiforme …   Dicționar Român

  • Pisiform — Pi si*form, a. [L. pisum a pea + form: cf. F. pisiforme.] Resembling a pea or peas in size and shape; as, a pisiform iron ore. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pisiform — [pī′si fôrm΄] adj. [< L pisum,PEA + FORM] resembling a pea in shape and size n. a small bone on the inner side of the wrist that resembles half a pea …   English World dictionary

  • pisiform — Pea shaped or pea sized. [L. pisum, pea, + forma, appearance] * * * pi·si·form pī sə .fȯrm adj resembling a pea in size or shape <pisiform granules> pisiform n a bone on the little finger side of the carpus that articulates with the… …   Medical dictionary

  • pisiform — 1. adjective Resembling a pea in size or shape 2. noun A small bone in the wrist at the junction of the ulna and the carpus …   Wiktionary

  • pisiform — adj. pea shaped. Phrases and idioms: pisiform bone a small bone in the wrist in the upper row of the carpus. Etymology: mod.L pisiformis f. pisum pea …   Useful english dictionary

  • pisiform — I. adjective Etymology: Latin pisum pea + English iform more at pea Date: 1767 resembling a pea in size or shape II. noun Date: circa 1771 a bone on the ulnar side of the carpus in most mammals …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • pisiform — pea shaped, the size of a pea …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • pisiform — adj. [L. pisum, a pea; forma, shape] Pertaining to peashaped; a small globular body …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • pisiform — /puy seuh fawrm /, adj. pea shaped. [1760 70; < NL pisiformis, equiv. to pisi (comb. form repr. L pisum PEA) + formis FORM] * * * …   Universalium

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