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synonyms for fusiform

  • acuminate
  • taper
  • wedged
  • acuminous
  • conical
  • lanceolar
  • pyramidal
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How to use fusiform in a sentence

The face game players use areas of the brain specializing in recognizing faces—the fusiform and occipital face areas.
WHY YOUR SLEEPING BRAIN REPLAYS NEW REWARDING EXPERIENCES - FACTS SO ROMANTICJIM DAVIESAUGUST 6, 2021NAUTILUS
Then your noggin’s face- and color-recognition unit, the fusiform gyrus, puts it into context.
WHY SOME PEOPLE HEAR COLORS AND TASTE WORDSMARION RENAULTDECEMBER 27, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
It is probably caused by two micro-organisms living in symbiosis—one a fusiform bacillus, the other a long spirillum (Fig. 124).
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
In some the figure approaches to fusiform, as in most of the moths of the Fabrician genus Lithosia.
AN INTRODUCTION TO ENTOMOLOGY: VOL. III (OF 4)WILLIAM KIRBY
Fusiform: Outline of a parsnip, narrow at either end, broadest below the surface (Fig. 151, k).
THE ELEMENTS OF BACTERIOLOGICAL TECHNIQUEJOHN WILLIAM HENRY EYRE
The larva has a soft fusiform body, surmounted by a somewhat globose head.
THE INSECT WORLDLOUIS FIGUIER
The elaters are never fusiform, the apices always abrupt in their acumination, and the sculpture irregular and uneven.
THE NORTH AMERICAN SLIME-MOULDSTHOMAS H. (THOMAS HUSTON) MACBRIDE
Spores of Bilimbia trachona to illustrate the several-celled, hyaline, fusiform or dactyloid type.
OHIO BIOLOGICAL SURVEY, BULL. 10, VOL. 11, NO. 6BRUCE FINK AND LEAFY J. CORRINGTON
Coloured sporidia are often large and beautiful: they are mostly of an elongated, elliptical form, or fusiform.
FUNGI: THEIR NATURE AND USESMORDECAI CUBITT COOKE
At other times the spores are fusiform, with regularly attenuated extremities, as in Ag.
FUNGI: THEIR NATURE AND USESMORDECAI CUBITT COOKE
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WORDS RELATED TO FUSIFORM

  • acuminate
  • acuminous
  • conical
  • fusiform
  • lanceolar
  • pyramidal
  • taper
  • wedged
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