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See definition of ellipsoidal on Dictionary.com
  • as inoblong
  • as inoval
  • as inovate
  • as inoviform
  • as inovoid
  • as inovoidal
  • as inelliptical

synonyms for ellipsoidal

  • oval
  • ovoid
  • egg-shaped
  • elliptical
  • elongate
  • long
  • ovaliform
  • ovaloid
  • ovate
  • ovated
  • rectangular
  • elliptical
  • ovoid
  • oblong
  • egg-shaped
  • ovate
  • oviform
  • elliptic
  • ooid
  • ovaloid
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How to use ellipsoidal in a sentence

Thus the cell outline is clearly marked, the nucleus large and spherical or ellipsoidal.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 9, SLICE 6VARIOUS
Finally the nuclear disc assumes an ellipsoidal form and becomes the nuclear body.
THE WORKS OF FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR, VOLUME 1FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR
Ovoid or ellipsoidal branchlets or receptacles, single or in groups, occur at intervals along the sides of both stem and branches.
THE SEA-BEACH AT EBB-TIDEAUGUSTA FOOTE ARNOLD
Frond long, slender, repeatedly branched; air-vessels ellipsoidal and "chained" together in the lower half of the branches.
THE SEA-BEACH AT EBB-TIDEAUGUSTA FOOTE ARNOLD
Frustules globose, ellipsoidal or cylindrical, concatenate, closely joined together.
THE DIATOMACEAE OF PHILADELPHIA AND VICINITYCHARLES SUMNER BOYER
It can be shown that uniform magnetization is possible only when the form of the body is ellipsoidal.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 17, SLICE 3VARIOUS
In the bird they are larger, ellipsoidal in shape and have a large nucleus in the centre of the cell.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, SLICE 1VARIOUS
The nucleus is large and ellipsoidal, with characteristic longitudinal markings of chromatin.
MARINE PROTOZOA FROM WOODS HOLEGARY N. CALKINS
The form of the yellow cells is either spherical or ellipsoidal, often also spheroidal or even lentiform.
REPORT ON THE RADIOLARIA COLLECTED BY H.M.S. CHALLENGER DURING THE YEARS 1873-1876, FIRST PART: PORULOSA (SPUMELLARIA AND ACANTHARIA)ERNST HAECKEL
Central capsule ellipsoidal, colourless, with a thin, simple-edged membrane.
REPORT ON THE RADIOLARIA COLLECTED BY H.M.S. CHALLENGER DURING THE YEARS 1873-1876, FIRST PART: PORULOSA (SPUMELLARIA AND ACANTHARIA)ERNST HAECKEL
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WORDS RELATED TO ELLIPSOIDAL

  • egg-shaped
  • ellipsoidal
  • oblong
  • ovoid
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