Amianthoid
Amianthoid Am`i*an"thoid, a. [Amianthus + -oid: cf. F. amianto["i]de.] Resembling amianthus. [1913 Webster]

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  • amianthoid — Having a crystalline appearance like asbestos. SYN: asbestoid. [G. amianthus, asbestos] * * * am·i·an·thoid .am ē an .thȯid adj resembling fine silky asbestos * * * am·i·an·thoid (am″e anґthoid) [Gr. amianthos asbestos + oid] having the… …   Medical dictionary

  • amianthoid — am·i·an·thoid …   English syllables

  • amianthoid — …   Useful english dictionary

  • amianthoid fibers — asbestoslike crystalline fibers seen in some degenerated costal and laryngeal cartilage …   Medical dictionary

  • Strahlschörl — Strahlschörl, so v.w. Amianthoid …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • amianthus — amianthine /am ee an theuhn, thuyn/, adj. amianthoid, amianthoidal, adj. /am ee an theuhs/, n. Mineral. a fine variety of asbestos, with delicate, flexible filaments. [1660 70; < L amiantus < Gk amíantos, equiv. to a A 6 + mian (s. of miaínein to …   Universalium

  • asbestoid — SYN: amianthoid …   Medical dictionary

  • amianthoidal — adjective see amianthoid …   Useful english dictionary

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