helicoid

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adjective he·li·coid \ ˈhe-lə-ˌkȯid , ˈhē- \
variants: or helicoidal play \ˌhe-lə-ˈkȯi-dᵊl, ˌhē-\

Definition of helicoid

1 :forming or arranged in a spiral
2 :having the form of a flat coil or flattened spiral
  • helicoid snail shell

First Known Use of helicoid

circa 1704


Medical Dictionary

helicoid

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adjective he·li·coid \ ˈhel-ə-ˌkȯid , ˈhē-lə- \
variants: or helicoidal play \ˌhel-ə-ˈkȯid-ᵊl, ˌhē-lə-\

medical Definition of helicoid

1 :forming or arranged in a spiral
2 :having the form of a flat coil or flattened spiral

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