papilliform

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj papilliform shaped like a papilla
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Papilliform Shaped like a papilla; mammilliform.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • papilliform Having the form of a papilla; shaped like or resembling a papilla; mammilliform.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Papilliform like a papilla in form
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Papilla, + -form,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L., a small pustule, dim. of papula.

Usage

In literature:

The body is pyriform, broadly truncate on the anterior end, in the middle of which rises a papilliform process (Schnabel).
"Marine Protozoa from Woods Hole" by Gary N. Calkins
Papilliform: like a wart or pimple.
"Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology" by John. B. Smith
These spines are at first papilliform, then elongated and round.
"The Mushroom, Edible and Otherwise" by M. E. Hard
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