reniform

adjective
re·​ni·​form | \ ˈrē-nə-ˌfȯrm How to pronounce reniform (audio) , ˈre- \

Definition of reniform

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

First Known Use of reniform

1745, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for reniform

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

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“Reniform.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reniform. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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reniform

adjective
re·​ni·​form | \ ˈrē-nə-ˌfȯrm How to pronounce reniform (audio) , ˈren-ə- How to pronounce reniform (audio) \

Medical Definition of reniform

: suggesting a kidney in outline

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