Spiniform \Spin"i*form\, a. Shaped like a spine. [1913 Webster]

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  • spiniform — spinifórm adj. m., pl. spinifórmi; f. sg. spinifórmă, pl. spinifórme Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  SPINIFÓRM, Ă adj. în formă de spin. (< fr. spiniforme) …   Dicționar Român

  • spiniform — having the shape of a spine …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • spiniform — adj. [L. spina, thorn] Resembling a spine in shape …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • Spiniform — Tornformig …   Danske encyklopædi

  • spiniform — like a thorn or spine Shapes and Resemblance …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • spiniform — spi·ni·form …   English syllables

  • spiniform — ˈspīnəˌfȯrm adjective Etymology: New Latin spiniformis, from spin + Latin formis form : like or being a spine …   Useful english dictionary

  • spiniform seta — Shaft very stout; very broadly basally; surface smooth and unarmed; pore may be present [Ingle, 1992] …   Crustacea glossary

  • ocular stylet — Spiniform process arising from ocular plate in the genus Sicyonia (Fig. 3A). oesophagus See: esophagus [Martin, 2005] …   Crustacea glossary

  • stylocerite — A spine arising from the lateral margin of the first segment of the antennular peduncle in shrimps [Chace and Hobbs, 1969]. Pointed scale arising from the lateral base of the first segment of the antennular peduncle (Fig. 3B) [Perez Farfante and… …   Crustacea glossary

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