scalariform

adjective
sca·​lar·​i·​form | \ skə-ˈler-ə-ˌfȯrm How to pronounce scalariform (audio) , skə-ˈla-rə-ˌfȯrm \

Definition of scalariform

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

Other Words from scalariform

scalariformly adverb

First Known Use of scalariform

1836, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for scalariform

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

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“Scalariform.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/scalariform. Accessed 14 December 2019.

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