Vasiform
Vasiform Vas"i*form, a. [L. vas a vessel + -form.] (Biol.) Having the form of a vessel, or duct. [1913 Webster]

{Vasiform tissue} (Bot.), tissue containing vessels, or ducts. [1913 Webster]


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  • vasiform — vasi·form …   English syllables

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