styliform


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sty·loid

(stī'loyd),
Synonym(s): styliform
[stylo- + G. eidos, resemblance]

styliform

(stī′lə-fôrm′)
adj.
Having the shape of a style; slender and pointed: a styliform bone.

styliform

(stī′lĭ-form) [″ + L. forma, form]
Long and pointed.
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70; styliform processes of segment VIII with apices slightly spatulate, not hooked.
15B), hidden by genital segment when latter retracted; styliform processes of abdominal segment VIII slender, with apices strongly hooked; male endosoma with expanded lateral lobes and an elongate medial lobe.
4C); by the slender styliform process of the male genital complex with a hooked tip (Fig.
5A), and the styliform abdominal processes are slender with small, hooked tips (Fig.
5D), and the shafts of the styliform processes are stouter, with the apices more strongly hooked (compare Fig.