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siliquose

[ sil-i-kwohs ]
/ ˈsɪl ɪˌkwoʊs /
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adjective

bearing siliques.
resembling a silique or silicle.

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Also sil·i·quous [sil-uh-kwuhs]. /ˈsɪl ə kwəs/.

Origin of siliquose

From the New Latin word siliquōsus, dating back to 1685–95. See silique, -ose1
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Medical definitions for siliquose

siliquose
[ sĭlĭ-kwōs′ ]

adj.

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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