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bursiform

[bur-suh-fawrm] /ˈbɜr səˌfɔrm/
adjective, Anatomy, Zoology.
1.
pouch-shaped; saccate.
Origin of bursiform
1830-1840
From the New Latin word bursiformis, dating back to 1830-40. See bursa, -i-, -form
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bursiform

/ˈbɜːsɪˌfɔːm/
adjective
1.
shaped like a pouch or sac
Word Origin
C19: from Latin bursa bag + -form
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