piriform

adjective
pir·​i·​form

variant spelling of

: having the form of a pear

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“Piriform.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/piriform. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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piriform

adjective
pir·​i·​form
variants: or pyriform \ ˈpir-​ə-​ˌfȯrm How to pronounce piriform (audio) \

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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