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acanthoid

[uh-kan-thoid]
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adjective
  1. spiny; spinous.

Origin of acanthoid

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British Dictionary definitions for acanthoid

acanthoid

adjective
  1. resembling a spine; spiny
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acanthoid in Medicine

acanthoid

(ə-kănthoid′)
adj.
  1. Shaped like a thorn or spine.
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