[ sil-i-kwohs ]
/ ˈsɪl ɪˌkwoʊs /


bearing siliques.
resembling a silique or silicle.
Also sil·i·quous [sil-uh-kwuh s] /ˈsɪl ə kwəs/.

Origin of siliquose

From the New Latin word siliquōsus, dating back to 1685–95. See silique, -ose1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Medicine definitions for siliquose

[ sĭlĭ-kwōs′ ]


Resembling a long slender pod. Used of a cataract resulting in shriveling of the lens and calcareous deposits in the capsule.
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