scalariform


sca·lar·i·form

adjective \skə-ˈla-rə-ˌfrm\

Definition of SCALARIFORM

:  resembling a ladder especially in having transverse bars or markings like the rungs of a ladder <scalariform cells in plants>
sca·lar·i·form·ly adverb

Origin of SCALARIFORM

New Latin scalariformis, from Latin scalaris + -iformis -iform
First Known Use: 1836

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