Planiform
Planiform Plan"i*form, a. (Anat.) Having a plane surface; as, a planiform, gliding, or arthrodial articulation. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • planiform — /play neuh fawrm , plan euh /, adj. having a flattened shape, as an anatomical joint. [1820 30; PLANI + FORM] * * * …   Universalium

  • planiform — pla·ni·form …   English syllables

  • planiform — ˈplānəˌfȯrm, ˈplan adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary plani + form : having or being a joint with nearly flat articular surfaces * * * /play neuh fawrm , plan euh /, adj. having a flattened shape, as an anatomical joint.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • plani- — combining form Etymology: Latin planus more at floor : flat : level : plane planiform planigraphy …   Useful english dictionary

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