stipiform

adjective
sti·​pi·​form | \ ˈstīpəˌfȯrm\
variants: or less commonly stipitiform \ ˈstipətəˌf-​ , stə̇ˈpit-​ \

Definition of stipiform

: resembling a stipe or stipes : stalklike

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History and Etymology for stipiform

stipiform from New Latin stipiformis, from stipes stipe, stipes + Latin -iformis -iform; stipitiform from New Latin stipitiformis, from stipit-, stipes stipe, stipes + Latin -iformis -iform

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