Bacilliform
Bacilliform \Ba*cil"li*form\, a. [L. bacillum little staff + -form.] Rod-shaped. [1913 Webster]

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  • bacilliform — [bə sil′ə fôrm′] adj. rod shaped; shaped like a bacillus * * * …   Universalium

  • bacilliform — [bə sil′ə fôrm′] adj. rod shaped; shaped like a bacillus …   English World dictionary

  • bacilliform — adj. [L. bacillum, little stick; forma, shape] 1. Rodshaped. 2. (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) In certain male Diptera, refers to a pair of sclerites in the postabdomen joining the hypandrium and epandrium …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • bacilliform — adjective Shaped like a bacillus; rod shaped …   Wiktionary

  • bacilliform — Rod shaped. [L. bacillus, a rod, + forma, form] * * * ba·cil·li·form bə sil ə .fȯrm adj shaped like a rod: BACILLARY * * * ba·cil·li·form (bə silґĭ form) [bacilli + form] having the appearance of a bacillus; rod shaped …   Medical dictionary

  • bacilliform — adj. having a rod like shape …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bacilliform — [bə sɪlɪfɔ:m] adjective chiefly Biology rod shaped …   English new terms dictionary

  • bacilliform — ba·cil·li·form …   English syllables

  • bacilliform — /bəˈsɪləfɔm/ (say buh siluhfawm) adjective rod shaped …   Australian English dictionary

  • bacilliform — adj. rod shaped …   Useful english dictionary

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