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synonyms for ovoid

  • oblong
  • egg-shaped
  • ellipsoidal
  • elliptic
  • elliptical
  • ooid
  • ovaloid
  • ovate
  • oviform
  • ovoidal
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How to use ovoid in a sentence

They are ovoid in shape, and lie in pairs, end to end, often forming short chains.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
Yeast-cells are smooth, colorless, highly refractive, spheric or ovoid cells.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
In estivo-autumnal malaria the gametes take distinctive ovoid and crescentic forms, and are not difficult to recognize.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
In estivo-autumnal fever usually only the small "ring bodies" and the crescentic and ovoid gametes are seen in the blood.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
They are spheric or ovoid, yellow in color, and have a thick, radially striated shell (Fig. 101).
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
They are brown, ovoid in shape, about 50 long, and have a button-like projection at each end (Fig. 101).
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The spores are ovoid, and apparently covered with anastomosing raised lines.
BEAUTIFUL FERNSDANIEL CADY EATON
Spores ovoid-bean-shaped, with reticulating ridges and an irregular winged border.
BEAUTIFUL FERNSDANIEL CADY EATON
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
Its shape is that of an ovoid sac on a stalk, which it attaches between two segments of the ventral surface of its host.
THE SEA-BEACH AT EBB-TIDEAUGUSTA FOOTE ARNOLD
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WORDS RELATED TO OVOID

  • elliptical
  • oblong
  • ovate
  • ovoid
  • pear-shaped
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