filiform

adjective fi·li·form \ ˈfi-lə-ˌfȯrm , ˈfī- \

Definition of filiform

: shaped like a filament

First Known Use of filiform

1757

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filiform

adjective fi·li·form \ ˈfil-ə-ˌfȯrm , ˈfī-lə- \

medical Definition of filiform

: shaped like a filament

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filiform

noun

medical Definition of filiform

: an extremely slender bougie

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