pycnomorphic

adjective
pyc·​no·​mor·​phic | \¦piknə¦mȯrfik\
variants: or less commonly pycnomorphous \-​fəs \

Definition of pycnomorphic 

: compactly formed : characterized by compact arrangement of stainable parts used especially of nerve cells

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History and Etymology for pycnomorphic

pycn- + -morphic or -morphous

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