- having the shape of an ancient style; stylar.
Origin of styliform
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Mandibles in the male chelate (fig. 158 j), in the female long, styliform.Handbook of Medical Entomology
William Albert Riley
Styliform: in the shape of a stylus: terminating in a long slender point, like the antenna in some Diptera.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology
John. B. Smith
Sty′lar, pertaining to the pin of a dial; Sty′late, like a style, styliform.
As there is no styliform production in Anthoceros, so there is none in ferns.
- zoology shaped like a stylus or bristlea styliform antenna
C16: from New Latin stiliformis, from Latin stylus
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