siliquose

[sil-i-kwohs]
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
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siliquose in Medicine

siliquose

[sĭlĭ-kwōs′]
adj.
  1. 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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