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cylindroid

[sil-in-droid] /ˈsɪl ɪnˌdrɔɪd/
noun
1.
a solid having the form of a cylinder, especially one with an elliptical, as opposed to a circular, cross section.
adjective
2.
resembling a cylinder.
Origin of cylindroid
1655-1665
First recorded in 1655-65, cylindroid is from the Greek word kylindroeidḗs cylinderlike. See cylinder, -oid
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cylindroid

/ˈsɪlɪnˌdrɔɪd/
noun
1.
a cylinder with an elliptical cross section
adjective
2.
resembling a cylinder
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cylindroid in Medicine

cylindroid cyl·in·droid (sĭl'ən-droid')
n.

  1. A cylindrical surface or solid all of whose sections perpendicular to the elements are elliptical.

  2. A mucous thread with pointed or split ends, observed microscopically in the urine, and resembling a urinary cast.

adj.
Resembling a cylinder.
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