fusiform

[ fyoo-zuh-fawrm ]SEE DEFINITION OF fusiform

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The root is fusiform and fleshy, and is the part most valued.

Bidentata has two denticles, fusiform and reddish-brown, as are all.

The heart is fusiform, and is divided by numerous constrictions into chambers.

Antenn slender, the club elongated, fusiform, and compressed.

Fusiform, like radishes, when thicker in the middle, tapering at both ends.

Cornil found the seminal ducts separated by numerous round or fusiform cells.

Its root is fusiform (spindle-shaped), and all its leaves are smooth and of a sea-green colour.

It has the typical animal of the Buccinid, and a fusiform shell white to brownish in color, and three to five inches in length.

It has a typically symmetrical, fusiform shape, with gracefully rounded whorls, and is spirally but not deeply grooved.

It is called taking the "whelk striæ," the fusiform being called "rice baskets," and the volutes "peck measures."

WORD ORIGIN

"spindle-shaped," 1746, from Latin fusus "spindle" (see fuse (n.)) + -form.

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