Xiphoidian
Xiphoidian \Xiph*oid"i*an\, a. (Anat.) Xiphoid. [1913 Webster]

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  • Xiphoid — Xiph oid (?; 277), a. [Gr. ? sword shaped; xi fos a sword + ? form, shape: cf. F. xiphoide.] (Anat.) (a) Like a sword; ensiform. (b) Of or pertaining to the xiphoid process; xiphoidian. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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