reniform


re·ni·form

adjective \ˈrē-nə-ˌfrm, ˈre-\

Definition of RENIFORM

:  suggesting a kidney in outline <a reniform nucleus of a cell> — see leaf illustration

Origin of RENIFORM

New Latin reniformis, from reni- + -formis -form
First Known Use: circa 1753

re·ni·form

adjective \ˈrē-nə-ˌfrm, ˈren-ə-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of RENIFORM

: suggesting a kidney in outline

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