Shaped like the fluke of an anchor; denoting the cornua of the lateral ventricles of the brain and the coracoid process of the scapula. SYN: ankyroid. [G. ankyra, anchor, + eidos, resemblance]

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ancyroid var of ANKYROID

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an·cy·roid (anґsə-roid) [Gr. ankyra anchor + oid] shaped like an anchor or hook.

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  • ankyroid — SYN: ancyroid. * * * an·ky·roid aŋ kī .rȯid, aŋ kə also an·cy·roid an sī , an sə adj shaped like a hook * * * an·ky·roid (angґkĭ roid) ancyroid …   Medical dictionary

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