rhabdoid

adjective
rhab·​doid | \ ˈrabˌdȯid \

Definition of rhabdoid

 (Entry 1 of 3)

1 : shaped like a rod

rhabdoid

noun (1)
\ " \
plural -s

Definition of rhabdoid (Entry 2 of 3)

: a rhabdite or similar body in the integument of a flatworm

rhabdoid

noun (2)
\ " \
plural -s

Definition of rhabdoid (Entry 3 of 3)

: a rod-shaped protoplasmic body in the sensitive cells of leaves of various plants of the family Droseraceae

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Noun (2)

rhabdoidal \ (ˈ)rab¦dȯidᵊl \ adjective

History and Etymology for rhabdoid

Adjective

New Latin rhabdoides, from Greek rhabdoeidēs like a rod, striped, from rhabd- + -oeidēs -oid

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“Rhabdoid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rhabdoid. Accessed 2 Jul. 2022.

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