Definition of Arcuate

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

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



Definition of Arcuate

1. a. Bent or curved in the form of a bow.

Definition of Arcuate

1. Adjective. curved into the shape of a bow ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Arcuate

1. curved like a bow [adj]

Medical Definition of Arcuate

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

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Arcuate

arctically
arctics
arctiid
arctiid moth
arctiids
arctisca
arctite
arctogeal
arctoid
arctoidea
arctophile
arctophilia
arctophily
arcturus
arcual
arcuate (current term)
arcuate arteries of kidney
arcuate artery
arcuate artery of the kidney
arcuate crest
arcuate crest of arytenoid cartilage
arcuate eminence
arcuate fasciculus
arcuate fibres
arcuate fibres of cerebrum
arcuate line
arcuate line of ilium
arcuate nuclei
arcuate nucleus

Literary usage of Arcuate

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1. Anatomy, Descriptive and Applied by Henry Gray (1913)
"arcuate. Medial Tarsal. First Dorsal Metatarsal. Deep Plantar. ... The arcuate artery (a. arcuata; metatarsal artery) arises a little anterior to the ..."

2. Anatomy of the brain and spinal cord with special reference to mechanism and by Harris Ellett Santee (1907)
"The medial fillet, the anterior and the posterior external arcuate fibers all ... The anterior external arcuate fibers, continuing their ventral direction, ..."

3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"In size they also vary, though more in length than in thickness, the arcuate spermatia being sometimes very long (0'040 millimetre). ..."

4. Anatomy of the Human Body by Henry Gray, Warren Harmon Lewis (1918)
"arcuate. Medial Tarsal. First Dorsal Metatarsal. Deep Plantar. ... The arcuate artery (a. arcuata; metatarsal artery) arises a little anterior to the ..."

5. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1876)
"Thorax cylindrical, l¬ęse and apex truncate, equal, not wider than long, sides feebly arcuate, disc regularly convex, surface densely covered with ..."

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