moniliform

adjective mo·nil·i·form \ mə-ˈni-lə-ˌfȯrm \

Definition of moniliform

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

Origin and Etymology of moniliform

Latin monile necklace — more at mane


Medical Dictionary

moniliform

adjective mo·nil·i·form \ mə-ˈnil-ə-ˌfȯrm \

medical Definition of moniliform

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

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