columelliform

[kol-yuh-mel-uh-fawrm]
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adjective

like a columella.

Nearby words

  1. columbus air force base,
  2. columbus day,
  3. columbus, christopher,
  4. columcille, saint,
  5. columella,
  6. column,
  7. column chromatography,
  8. column dress,
  9. column inch,
  10. column of fornix

Origin of columelliform

First recorded in 1830–40; columell(a) + -i- + -form

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Examples from the Web for columelliform

  • The stapes is always normal in character, never becoming at all columelliform.

    The Vertebrate Skeleton|Sidney H. Reynolds