View definitions for ellipsoidal


adjective as in elliptical

adjective as in oblong

adjective as in oval

adjective as in ovate

adjective as in oviform

adjective as in ovoid

adjective as in ovoidal

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Example Sentences

Form truly meets function in this gorgeous ellipsoidal speaker.

Thus the cell outline is clearly marked, the nucleus large and spherical or ellipsoidal.

Finally the nuclear disc assumes an ellipsoidal form and becomes the nuclear body.

Ovoid or ellipsoidal branchlets or receptacles, single or in groups, occur at intervals along the sides of both stem and branches.

Frond long, slender, repeatedly branched; air-vessels ellipsoidal and "chained" together in the lower half of the branches.

Frustules globose, ellipsoidal or cylindrical, concatenate, closely joined together.


On this page you'll find 66 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to ellipsoidal, such as: egg-shaped, oblong, and ovoid.

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