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pyriform

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adjective pyr·i·form \ˈpir-ə-ˌfȯrm\

Definition of pyriform

  1. :  having the form of a pear



Variants of pyriform

or

piriform

Origin and Etymology of pyriform

New Latin pyriformis, from Medieval Latin pyrum pear (alteration of Latin pirum) + Latin -iformis -iform


First Known Use: 1741


Medical Dictionary

pyriform, pyriformis

pyr·i·form

Medical Definition of pyriform

variant of piriform, piriformis


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