arcuate

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arcuate

[′ärk·yə·wət]
(anatomy)
Arched or curved; bow-shaped.
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Sometimes an arciform configuration with central clearing is seen.
Clinically it consists of small horny or umbilicated papules arranged in a linear, arciform, circular, or serpiginous pattern (1).
The lesions tend to be nodular with arciform and coalescing areas of alopecia giving the coat a 'moth-eaten appearance' and fine non-adherent scaling predominately on the trunk.
The spleen demonstrates a heterogeneous serpentine or arciform pattern enhancement immediately after contrast material administration, secondary to differences in flow between the red and white pulps, becoming homogeneous in venous and interstitial phases [4] (Figure 2).