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reniform

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adjective re·ni·form \ˈrē-nə-ˌfȯrm, ˈre-\

Definition of reniform

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



Origin and Etymology of reniform

New Latin reniformis, from reni- + -formis -form


First Known Use: circa 1753


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reniform

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adjective re·ni·form \ˈrē-nə-ˌfȯrm, ˈren-ə-\

Medical Definition of reniform

  1. :  suggesting a kidney in outline




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