fusiform

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adjective fu·si·form \ˈfyü-zə-ˌfȯrm\

Definition of fusiform

  1. :  tapering toward each end fusiform bacteria

Origin and Etymology of fusiform

Latin fusus spindle


First Known Use: 1746


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fusiform

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adjective fu·si·form \ˈfyü-zə-ˌfȯrm\

Medical Definition of fusiform

  1. :  tapering toward each end fusiform bacteria a fusiform aneurysm

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