Resembling the elbow.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Anconoid — An co*noid, a. Elbowlike; anconal. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • anconoid — adj. of an elbow; in the shape of an elbow …   English contemporary dictionary

  • anconoid — an·co·noid …   English syllables

  • anconoid — ˈaŋkəˌnȯid adjective Etymology: New Latin ancon + English oid : resembling an elbow …   Useful english dictionary

  • ancon — anconal /ang kohn l/, anconeal /ang koh nee euhl/, adj. anconoid, adj. /ang kon/, n., pl. ancones /ang koh neez/. 1. the elbow. 2. Archit. a bracket or console, as one supporting part of a cornice. [1700 10; < L < Gk ankón elbow] * * * ▪ Panama… …   Universalium

  • ancon — noun /ˈæŋkɒn/ a) A console that appears to support a cornice. b) The elbow. See Also: anconad, anconagra, anconitis, anconoid …   Wiktionary

  • anconal —   a. pertaining to the elbow.    ♦ anconoid, a. like an elbow …   Dictionary of difficult words

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