cordiform

adjective
cor·​di·​form | \ ˈkȯr-də-ˌfȯrm How to pronounce cordiform (audio) \

Definition of cordiform

: shaped like a heart a cordiform sea-urchin shell

First Known Use of cordiform

1828, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cordiform

borrowed from New Latin cordiformis, from Latin cord-, cor "heart" + -iformis -iform — more at heart entry 1

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The first known use of cordiform was in 1828

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“Cordiform.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cordiform. Accessed 28 Oct. 2021.

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cordiform

adjective
cor·​di·​form | \ ˈkȯrd-ə-ˌfȯrm How to pronounce cordiform (audio) \

Medical Definition of cordiform

: shaped like a heart a cordiform bothridium of a tapeworm

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