scalariform

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adjective sca·lar·i·form \skə-ˈla-rə-ˌfȯrm\

Definition of scalariform

  1. :  resembling a ladder especially in having transverse bars or markings like the rungs of a ladder scalariform cells in plants

scalariformly

adverb

Origin and Etymology of scalariform

New Latin scalariformis, from Latin scalaris + -iformis -iform


First Known Use: 1836


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