conoid

adjective
co·​noid | \ ˈkō-ˌnȯid How to pronounce conoid (audio) \
variants: or conoidal \ kō-​ˈnȯi-​dᵊl How to pronounce conoid (audio) \

Definition of conoid

: shaped like or nearly like a cone conoid shells conoid pottery

Other Words from conoid

conoid noun

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1570, in the meaning defined above

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“Conoid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/conoid. Accessed 13 Jun. 2021.

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conoid

adjective
co·​noid | \ ˈkō-ˌnȯid How to pronounce conoid (audio) \
variants: or conoidal \ kō-​ˈnȯid-​ᵊl How to pronounce conoid (audio) \

Medical Definition of conoid

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: shaped like or nearly like a cone

conoid

noun

Medical Definition of conoid (Entry 2 of 2)

: a cone-shaped structure especially : a hollow organelle shaped like a truncated cone that occurs at the anterior end of the organism in some developmental stages of some sporozoans (as of the genus Sarcocystis)

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