Fungilliform \Fun*gil"li*form\, a. Shaped like a small fungus. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • fungilliform — SYN: fungiform. [Mod L. fungillus, dim. of L. fungus] …   Medical dictionary

  • Fungiform — Mushroom shaped. From fungi , fungus + forma, shape. The fungiform papillae are broad flat structures that house taste buds in the central portion of the dorsum (back) of the tongue. These papillae were thought to resemble a fungus: a little… …   Medical dictionary

  • rotundity — (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Rounded out quality Nouns 1. rotundity, roundness, cylindricity, sphericity, spheroidicity, orbicularity, globosity, globularity. See circularity, curvature. 2. (spherical object) cylinder, cylindroid,… …   English dictionary for students

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”