[ muhl-tuh-fid ]
/ ˈmʌl tə fɪd /
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cleft into many parts, divisions, or lobes.
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Origin of multifid
OTHER WORDS FROM multifidmul·ti·fid·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for multifid
/ (ˈmʌltɪfɪd) /
having or divided into many lobes or similar segmentsa multifid leaf
Derived forms of multifidmultifidly, adverb
Word Origin for multifid
C18: from Latin multifidus, from multus many + findere to split
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Medical definitions for multifid
[ mŭl′tə-fĭd′ ]
Divided into many clefts or segments.
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