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fusiform

 [fu´zĭ-form]
shaped like a spindle; long and thin with tapering ends.

fu·si·form

(fyū'si-fōrm),
Spindle-shaped; tapering at both ends.
[L. fusus, a spindle, + forma, form]

fusiform

/fu·si·form/ (-form) shaped like a spindle; tapered at each end.

fusiform

(fyo͞o′zə-fôrm′)
adj.
Tapering at each end; spindle-shaped.

fusiform

[fyo̅o̅′sifôrm]
Etymology: L, fusus, spindle, forma, form
a structure that is tapered at both ends.

fusiform

adjective Referring to cells which are tapered at both ends; spindled.

fusiform

adjective Elongated, spindled, string-like

fu·si·form

(fyū'si-fōrm)
Spindle-shaped; tapering at both ends.
[L. fusus, a spindle, + forma, form]

fusiform

Spindle-shaped. Tapering to a point at each end.

fusiform

(of plant structures) spindle-shaped.

fusiform

spindle-shaped.
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In the case of a fusiform SVC aneurysm, the general consensus is that conservative management is recommended along with observation.
Macroscopically, MPNSTs are globoid or fusiform in shape, fleshy, and firm to hard in consistency and their color is typically tan-gray on cut section [1].
1 cm diam, fleshy, not inflated, purple, crowned by strongly reflexed calyx lobes; seeds fusiform, ovoid, to 1.
While in the Antoni B tissue it has less number of cells and less organization, where the fusiform cells are widely separated, dispersed in a loose and random fashion with a network of delicate reticulated fibers.
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In the new study, the researchers found that IFJ coordinates with a brain region that processes faces, known as the fusiform face area (FFA), and a region that interprets information about places, known as the parahippocampal place area (PPA).
dorsolateral prefrontal cortex, fusiform gyri, and posterior parietal cortex).
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This brain area, called the fusiform face area, would light up with activity when subjects viewed faces, but showed less activity when subjects viewed other objects such as houses.
2] for 6 weeks, then inoculated them with two common fungal pathogens that cause two diseases, pitch canker and fusiform rust.