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adjective as in oval


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They are ovoid in shape, and lie in pairs, end to end, often forming short chains.

Yeast-cells are smooth, colorless, highly refractive, spheric or ovoid cells.

In estivo-autumnal malaria the gametes take distinctive ovoid and crescentic forms, and are not difficult to recognize.

In estivo-autumnal fever usually only the small "ring bodies" and the crescentic and ovoid gametes are seen in the blood.

They are spheric or ovoid, yellow in color, and have a thick, radially striated shell (Fig. 101).

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On this page you'll find 17 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to ovoid, such as: oblong, egg-shaped, ellipsoidal, elliptic, elliptical, and ooid.

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