acanthoid

[uh-kan-thoid]

adjective

spiny; spinous.

Origin of acanthoid

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British Dictionary definitions for acanthoid

acanthoid

adjective

resembling a spine; spiny
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acanthoid in Medicine

acanthoid

[ə-kănthoid′]

adj.

Shaped like a thorn or spine.
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