scalariform

[ skuh-lar-uh-fawrm ]
/ skəˈlær əˌfɔrm /

adjective Biology.

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Origin of scalariform

From the New Latin word scālāriformis, dating back to 1830–40. See scalar, -form
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British Dictionary definitions for scalariform

scalariform
/ (skəˈlærɪˌfɔːm) /

adjective

biology resembling a laddera scalariform cell

Word Origin for scalariform

C19: from New Latin scālāriformis from Latin scālāris of a ladder + -form
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