bifid

adjective
bi·​fid | \ˈbī-ˌfid, -fəd\

Definition of bifid 

: divided into two equal lobes or parts by a median cleft a bifid leaf

First Known Use of bifid

1661, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for bifid

Latin bifidus, from bi- + -fidus -fid

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bifid

adjective
bi·​fid | \ˈbī-ˌfid, -fəd \

Medical Definition of bifid 

: divided into two equal lobes or parts by a median cleft repair of a bifid digit

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