columelliform

[ kol-yuh-mel-uh-fawrm ]
/ ˌkɒl yəˈmɛl əˌfɔrm /

adjective

like a columella.

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Origin of columelliform

First recorded in 1830–40; columell(a) + -i- + -form
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Example sentences from the Web for columelliform

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

    The Vertebrate Skeleton|Sidney H. Reynolds