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bifid

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adjective bi·fid \ˈbī-ˌfid, -fəd\

Definition of bifid

  1. :  divided into two equal lobes or parts by a median cleft <a bifid leaf>



Origin and Etymology of bifid

Latin bifidus, from bi- + -fidus -fid


First Known Use: 1661


Medical Dictionary

bifid

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adjective bi·fid \ˈbī-ˌfid, -fəd\

Medical Definition of bifid

  1. :  divided into two equal lobes or parts by a median cleft <repair of a bifid digit>




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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of bifid


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