Definition of Arciform

1. Adjective. Forming or resembling an arch. "An arched ceiling"

Exact synonyms: Arced, Arched, Arching, Arcuate, Bowed
Category relationships: Architecture
Similar to: Curved, Curving
Derivative terms: Arc



Definition of Arciform

1. a. Having the form of an arch; curved.

Definition of Arciform

1. Adjective. Having the form of a bow (weapon) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Arciform

1. having the form of an arch [adj]

Medical Definition of Arciform

1. Curved like a bow. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Arciform

archæoastronomy
archæography
archæolatry
archæologic
archæological
archæologically
archæologies
archæologist
archæologists
archæology
archæopteryges
archæopteryx
arcid
arcids
arciferal
arciform (current term)
arciform arteries
arciform veins of kidney
arcing
arcings
arcitumomab
arcked
arcking
arckings
arclength
arclet
arclight
arclights
arcmin
arcminute

Literary usage of Arciform

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1. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1901)
"The external or superficial arciform libre, have already been alluded to as crossing the pyramid and olivary body on each side. ..."

2. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1899)
"Fig. 2. -Inguinal canal in caw of hernia. The arciform fibre* displaced upwards. Fig. 3. ... arciform ..."

3. An Elementary Treatise on Human Anatomy by Joseph Leidy (1889)
"A thin tract of gray matter in the superficial fore part of the pyramid is the arciform nucleus,1 which gives origin to the contiguous ..."

4. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1863)
"Sometimes, as in certain parts of the posterior lobe itself, one can scarcely make out more than seven layers, there being only one broad layer of arciform ..."

5. Anatomy of the Brain and Spinal Cord by Joseph Ryland Whitaker (1899)
"External arciform fibres, pharyngeal nerve. cr Corpus ... arciform nucleus. d. ;i. Decussation of the pyramids. ao Accessory olive. /. ..."

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