papyraceous

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papyraceous

 [pap″ĭ-ra´shus]
like paper.

pap·y·ra·ceous

(pap-i-rā'shŭs),
Like parchment or paper.
[L. papyraceus, made of papyrus]

papyraceous

/pap·y·ra·ceous/ (pap″ĭ-ra´shus) like paper.

papyraceous

[pap′irā′shəs]
Etymology: Gk, papyros, paper
having a paperlike quality. Also spelled papyraceus.

pap·y·ra·ceous

(pap'i-rā'shŭs)
Like parchment or paper.
[L. papyraceus, made of papyrus]

papyraceous

like paper.

papyraceous fetal mummification
the commonest form of fetal mummification; fluids are resorbed, the placenta being reduced to paper-like sheets.