Scalpriform \Scal"pri*form\, a. [L. scalprum chisel, knife + -form.] (Anat.) Shaped like a chisel; as, the scalpriform incisors of rodents. [1913 Webster]

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  • scalpriform — ˈskalprəˌfȯrm adjective Etymology: Latin scalprum chisel, knife + English iform more at scalpel : shaped like a chisel scalpriform incisor …   Useful english dictionary

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  • scalpriform — /skal preuh fawrm /, adj. chisel shaped, as the incisors of certain rodents. [1820 30; < L scalpri (comb. form of scalprum; see SCALPEL) + FORM] * * * …   Universalium

  • scalpriform — Chisel shaped. [L. scalprum, chisel, + forma, shape] …   Medical dictionary

  • scalpriform — shaped like a chisel Shapes and Resemblance …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • scalpriform — adj. resembling a chisel, having the shape of a chisel …   English contemporary dictionary

  • scalpriform — scal·pri·form …   English syllables

  • scalpriform —   a. like chisel in shape …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • Shapes and Resemblance — This assortment of 370 adjectives all refer in some way to the form or shape of things. Some are more geometrically descriptive than others, while a number of terms refer to animal forms or shapes of obscure objects. Certain adjectives for shapes …   Phrontistery dictionary

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