acicular


acic·u·lar

adjective \ə-ˈsi-kyə-lər\

Definition of ACICULAR

:  shaped like a needle <acicular leaves> <acicular crystals>

Origin of ACICULAR

Late Latin acicula (diminutive of Latin acus needle) + English -ar — more at acute
First Known Use: 1709

acic·u·lar

adjective \ə-ˈsik-yə-lər\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ACICULAR

: shaped like a needle <acicular crystals>

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