cylindrical in shape

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • Cylindriform — Cy*lin dri*form (s? l?n dr? f?rm), a. [L. cylindrus (Gr. ky lindros) cylinder + form: cf. F. cylindriforme.] Having the form of a cylinder. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cylindriform — cylinˈdriform adjective In the form of a cylinder • • • Main Entry: ↑cylinder …   Useful english dictionary

  • cylinder — 1. A cylindrical lens. 2. A cylindrical or rodlike renal cast. 3. A cylindrical metal container for gases stored under high pressure. [G. kylindros, a roll] Bence Jones cylinders slightly irregular, relatively smooth, rod shaped or cylindroid …   Medical dictionary

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