ungula (plural ungulae)

  1. A hoof, claw, or talon.
  2. (geometry) A section of a cylinder, cone, or other solid of revolution, cut off by a plane oblique to the base; so called from its resemblance to the hoof of a horse.
  3. (botany) Alternative form of unguis
  4. A surgical instrument for use in removing a dead fetus.

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