adjective Etymology: New Latin scalariformis, from Latin scalaris + -iformis -iform Date: 1836 resembling a ladder especially in having transverse bars or markings like the rungs of a ladder <
scalariform cells in plants
scalariformly adverb

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  • scalariform — SCALARIFÓRM, Ă, scalariforimi, e, adj. În formă de scară (11). – Din fr. scalariforme. Trimis de IoanSoleriu, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  scalarifórm adj. m., pl. scalarifórmi; f. sg. scalarifórmă …   Dicționar Român

  • Scalariform — Sca*lar i*form, a. [L. scalare, scalaria, staircase, ladder + form: cf. F. scalariforme.] 1. Resembling a ladder in form or appearance; having transverse bars or markings like the rounds of a ladder; as, the scalariform cells and scalariform pits …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • scalariform — [skə lar′ə fôrm΄] adj. [< L scalaris (see SCALAR) + FORM] like a ladder; esp., having markings or transverse ridges like the rungs of a ladder …   English World dictionary

  • scalariform — См. scalaroid …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • scalariform — /skeuh lar euh fawrm /, adj. Biol. ladderlike. [1830 40; < NL scalariformis. See SCALAR, FORM] * * * …   Universalium

  • scalariform — adjective Having the form of a ladder …   Wiktionary

  • scalariform — sca·lar·i·form (skə larґĭ form) [scalar + form] resembling the rungs of a ladder …   Medical dictionary

  • scalarifórm — adj. m., pl. scalarifórmi; f. sg. scalarifórmã, pl. scalarifórme …   Romanian orthography

  • scalariform — shaped like a ladder Shapes and Resemblance …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • scalariform — [skə larɪfɔ:m] adjective Botany (especially of the walls of water conducting cells) having thickened bands arranged like the rungs of a ladder. Origin C19: from L. scalaris of a ladder + iform …   English new terms dictionary

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