piriform

adjective pir·i·form

variant spelling of

: having the form of a pear

Medical Dictionary

piriform

adjective pir·i·form
variants: or pyriform play \ˈpir-ə-ˌfȯrm\

medical Definition of piriform

1 : having the form of a pear
2 : of, relating to, or being the part of the cerebral cortex of the piriform lobe that receives primary input from the olfactory bulb
  • the piriform cortex

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