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bursiform

[ bur-suh-fawrm ]
/ ˈbɜr səˌfɔrm /
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adjective Anatomy, Zoology.

pouch-shaped; saccate.

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Origin of bursiform

From the New Latin word bursiformis, dating back to 1830–40. See bursa, -i-, -form
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British Dictionary definitions for bursiform

bursiform
/ (ˈbɜːsɪˌfɔːm) /

adjective

shaped like a pouch or sac

Word Origin for bursiform

C19: from Latin bursa bag + -form
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