moniliform

adjective
mo·​nil·​i·​form | \ mə-ˈni-lə-ˌfȯrm How to pronounce moniliform (audio) \

Definition of moniliform

: jointed or constricted at regular intervals so as to resemble a string of beads a moniliform root moniliform insect antennae

First Known Use of moniliform

1792, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for moniliform

Latin monile necklace — more at mane

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The first known use of moniliform was in 1792

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“Moniliform.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/moniliform. Accessed 19 Jun. 2021.

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moniliform

adjective
mo·​nil·​i·​form | \ mə-ˈnil-ə-ˌfȯrm How to pronounce moniliform (audio) \

Medical Definition of moniliform

: jointed or constricted at regular intervals so as to resemble a string of beads

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