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pyriform

adjective pyr·i·form \ˈpir-ə-ˌfrm\

Definition of PYRIFORM

:  having the form of a pear

Variants of PYRIFORM

pyr·i·form or pir·i·form \ˈpir-ə-ˌfrm\

Origin of PYRIFORM

New Latin pyriformis, from Medieval Latin pyrum pear (alteration of Latin pirum) + Latin -iformis -iform
First Known Use: 1741

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Medical Definition of PYRIFORM, PYRIFORMIS

variant of piriform, piriformis

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