bac·​u·​li·​form | \ ˈbakyələˌfȯrm; baˈkyül-, bə- \

Definition of baculiform

: shaped like a rod baculiform chromosomes

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First Known Use of baculiform

circa 1909, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for baculiform

Latin baculum + English -iform

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“Baculiform.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 7 December 2019.

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