Paliform
Paliform Pa"li*form, a. (Zo["o]l.) Resembling a palus; as, the paliform lobes of the septa in corals. [1913 Webster]

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  • paliform — ˈpāləˌfȯrm adjective Etymology: New Latin palus + English iform : resembling a palus the paliform lobes of the septa in corals …   Useful english dictionary

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