filiform

adjective
fi·​li·​form | \ ˈfi-lə-ˌfȯrm How to pronounce filiform (audio) , ˈfī- How to pronounce filiform (audio) \

Definition of filiform

: shaped like a filament

First Known Use of filiform

1757, in the meaning defined above

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“Filiform.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/filiform. Accessed 26 Sep. 2020.

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filiform

adjective
fi·​li·​form | \ ˈfil-ə-ˌfȯrm How to pronounce filiform (audio) , ˈfī-lə- How to pronounce filiform (audio) \

Medical Definition of filiform

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: shaped like a filament

filiform

noun

Medical Definition of filiform (Entry 2 of 2)

: an extremely slender bougie

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