Heliciform \He*lic"i*form\, a. [Helix + -form.] Having the form of a helix; spiral. [1913 Webster]

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  • heliciform — səˌfȯrm adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary helic + iform : spiral * * * heliciform, a. (ˈhɛlɪsɪfɔːm) [ad. mod.L. heliciform is, f. helix helix; see …   Useful english dictionary

  • heliciform — he·lic·i·form …   English syllables

  • helical — adj. [Gr. helix, a spiral] Spirally coiled; heliciform …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • helical —   a. spiral; pertaining to helix.    ♦ heliciform,    ♦ helicine,    ♦ helicoid, a.    ♦ helicograph, n. instrument for drawing spirals …   Dictionary of difficult words

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