baculiform

[ buh-kyoo-luh-fawrm, bak-yuh- ]
/ bəˈkyu ləˌfɔrm, ˈbæk yə- /

adjective Biology.

having the shape of a rod; rod-shaped.

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Origin of baculiform

<Latin bacul(um) walking stick, staff + -i- + -form
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British Dictionary definitions for baculiform

baculiform
/ (bəˈkjuːlɪˌfɔːm, ˈbækjuː-) /

adjective

biology shaped like a rodbaculiform fungal spores

Word Origin for baculiform

C19: from baculi-, from Latin baculum walking stick + - form
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