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The female lays four excessively large pyriform eggs, about three inches long.
THE DESERT WORLDARTHUR MANGIN
It is somewhat pyriform in shape, the narrower end corresponding with the future posterior end of the embryo.
THE WORKS OF FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR, VOLUME 1FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR
This, though variable, is yet generally so far pyriform as to show distinct contraction toward the stipe.
THE NORTH AMERICAN SLIME-MOULDSTHOMAS H. (THOMAS HUSTON) MACBRIDE
Thus on the lower surface of a log raised a little distance from the earth the thalium is often pyriform.
THE NORTH AMERICAN SLIME-MOULDSTHOMAS H. (THOMAS HUSTON) MACBRIDE
The egg of the Emperor is white, pyriform in shape, and weighs just under 1 lb.
ANTARCTIC PENGUINSGEORGE MURRAY LEVICK
The cyst forms a characteristic tense ovoid or pyriform swelling in the posterior third of the labium majus.
A SYSTEM OF OPERATIVE SURGERY, VOLUME IV (OF 4)VARIOUS
The capsule itself is pear-shaped or pyriform, orange-red when ripe, curved, and with the mouth oblique.
AN ELEMENTARY TEXT-BOOK OF THE MICROSCOPEJOHN WILLIAM GRIFFITH
It is of elongated, pyriform outline, with the pointed end extending cephalad.
DEVELOPMENT OF THE DIGESTIVE CANAL OF THE AMERICAN ALLIGATORALBERT M. REESE
Pyriform bodies surrounding the zona radiata of the ovum, probably the remains of epithelial cells.
THE WORKS OF FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR, VOLUME IV (OF 4)FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR
Fruit a reniform nut enclosed in a pulpy pyriform body, formed by the matured disc and extremity of the peduncle.
THE MEDICINAL PLANTS OF THE PHILIPPINEST. H. PARDO DE TAVERA

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terpsichoreanadjective | [turp-si-kuh-ree-uhn, turp-si-kawr-ee-uhn, -kohr- ]SEE DEFINITION