vermiform

adjective
ver·​mi·​form | \ ˈvər-mə-ˌfȯrm How to pronounce vermiform (audio) \

Definition of vermiform

: resembling a worm in shape

First Known Use of vermiform

circa 1730, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for vermiform

borrowed from New Latin vermiformis, from vermi- vermi- + -formis -form

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The first known use of vermiform was circa 1730

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

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vermiform

adjective
ver·​mi·​form | \ ˈvər-mə-ˌfȯrm How to pronounce vermiform (audio) \

Medical Definition of vermiform

: resembling a worm in shape

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