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bifid

 [bi´fid]
cleft into two parts or branches.

bi·fid

(bī'fid),
Split or cleft; separated into two parts.
[L. bifidus, cleft in two parts]

bifid

/bi·fid/ (bi´fid) cleft into two parts or branches.

bifid

(bī′fĭd)
adj.
Forked or cleft into two parts: a bifid petal.

bi·fid′i·ty (-fĭd′ĭ-tē) n.
bi′fid·ly adv.

bifid

[bī′fid]
Etymology: L, bis + findere to cleave
cleft, or split into two parts, as in the spinous processes of the cervical vertebrae.

bifid

adjective Cleft; split, divided into 2 roughly equal parts.

bi·fid

(bī'fid)
Split or cleft; separated into two parts.
[L. bifidus, cleft in two parts]

bifid

Divided into two parts. Forked or cleft.

bifid

divided into two, forked.

bi·fid

(bī'fid)
Split or cleft; separated into two parts.
[L. bifidus, cleft in two parts]

bifid (bī´fid),

adj divided in two.
bifid tongue,
bifid uvula,
Bifidobacterium
n a genus of anaerobic bacteria containing gram-positive rods of highly variable appearance. Pathogenicity for human beings or for animals has not been reported, although these bacteria have been isolated from the feces of infants and older people.

bifid

cleft into two parts or branches.
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The name of the genus Valvaribiidum (valvarum + bifidum = valva + bifid) is derived from the type species with valva bifid postmedially.
The exceptions to this are bifid Cocoeae eophylls, where each margin exhibits a different folding type; the proximal end is induplicate, and the inner distal end of the segment is reduplicate.
Aed triangular in ventral view (somewhat hidden in undissected genitalia) with tiny bifid distal tip.
Reports of bifid epiglottis in the literature are rare.
Corollas ligulate with a five-dentate limb (occasionally some corollas are sub-bilabiate); style bifid.
Pedipalpal tarsus, ectal margin, bifid projection, (0) absent (Lawrence 1931:fig.
CT also detected maxillary sinusitis and concha bullosa on both sides and a bifid uncinate process on the left.
2 Embolus tip at 2/3 of cymbium width; retrolateral tibial apophysis distinctly bifid (Haddad & Lyle 2008: fig.
Florets dimorphic or isomorphic; marginal florets bisexual or female, corolla bilabiate, outer lip expanded or not; central florets or all florets bisexual, with corolla tubular-funnelform, deeply five-lobed; anther apical appendages truncate, reddish, tails papillose; style bifid, branches dorsally papillose.
Legs: Tibia, basitarsus and telotarsus with numerous ventral setae; tibial spur present in legs III-IV; prolateral pedal spur single in legs I-II, bifid in legs III-IV; retrolateral pedal spur present in all the legs.
chubutiana Leaf color Light to medium green Dark green Labium Ligulate, occasionally inconspicuous bifid, 1-1.