reniform

adjective re·ni·form \ ˈrē-nə-ˌfȯrm , ˈre- \

Definition of reniform

: suggesting a kidney in outline
  • a reniform nucleus of a cell
— see leaf illustration

Origin and Etymology of reniform

New Latin reniformis, from reni- + -formis -form


Medical Dictionary

reniform

adjective re·ni·form \ ˈrē-nə-ˌfȯrm , ˈren-ə- \

medical Definition of reniform

: suggesting a kidney in outline

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