Definition of Arcuation

1. n. The act of bending or curving; incurvation; the state of being bent; crookedness.



Definition of Arcuation

1. Noun. The act of bending or curving; the state of being bent; crookedness. ¹

2. Noun. (botany) A method of propagating trees by bending branches to the ground and covering the small shoots with earth; layering. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Arcuation

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Medical Definition of Arcuation

1. 1. The act of bending or curving; incurvation; the state of being bent; crookedness. 2. A mode of propagating trees by bending branches to the ground, and covering the small shoots with earth; layering. Origin: L. Arcuatio. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Arcuation

arcuate line
arcuate line of ilium
arcuate nuclei
arcuate nucleus
arcuate nucleus of thalamus
arcuate popliteal ligament
arcuate scotoma
arcuate uterus
arcuate vein of the kidney
arcuate veins of kidney
arcuate zone
arcuated
arcuately
arcuation (current term)
arcuations
arcubalist
arcubalister
arcubalisters
arcubalists
arcubisite
arcubus
arcubuses
arcubusses
arcus adiposus
arcus alveolaris mandibulae
arcus alveolaris maxillae
arcus anterior atlantis

Literary usage of Arcuation

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1. A Critical Pronouncing Dictionary, and Expositor of the English Language: To by John Walker (1806)
"Northern. ARCUATE, àr'kù-àte. a. (91). Bent in the form of an arch. arcuation, àr-ku-à'ihi',ns The an of bending any thing, ..."

2. Transactions of the American Entomological Society. by American Entomological Society (1885)
"Park green with some him- and purple, or light blue with much green and a little purple; a slight arcuation at apez of third segment: one specimen has th« ..."

3. Maryland Geological Survey by Maryland Geological Survey (1913)
"The second section is devoid of the dorsal arcuation and the ventral sinus is ... less dorsal arcuation almost always greater elongation (often there is a ..."

4. A History of British Mollusca and Their Shells by Edward Forbes, Sylvanus Charles Thorp Hanley (1853)
"The swell of the ventral margin ranges from simple convexity to full arcuation, and the declination in the dorsal edges increases in like proportion with ..."

5. Reports Dealing with the Systematic Geology and Paleontology of Maryland by Maryland Geological Survey (1913)
"The second section is devoid of the dorsal arcuation and the ventral sinus is ... less dorsal arcuation almost always greater elongation (often there is a ..."

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