being in the shape of a shield; shield-shaped.
- Also scu·tel·li·form [skyoo-tel-uh-fawrm]. /skyuˈtɛl əˌfɔrm/.
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How to use scutiform in a sentence
When a single joint of the hand is dilated into a broad scutiform plate.An Introduction to Entomology: Vol. IV (of 4) | William Kirby
British Dictionary definitions for scutiform
(esp of plant parts) shaped like a shield
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