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Relating to or of the form of a tube or tubule.
Synonym(s): tubuliform
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(to͞o′byə-lər, tyo͞o′-)
1. Relating to or shaped like a tube: tubular casings; tubular flowers.
2. Consisting of tubes or a tube: a tubular frame.

tu′bu·lar′i·ty (-lăr′ĭ-tē) n.
tu′bu·lar·ly adv.
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The number of spigots corresponding to the aciniform and tubuliform (the latter only in adult females) glands was relatively low compared to other wolf spider species (Table 1; Dolejs et al.
At the posterior lateral spinnerets (PLS), we observed the spigots corresponding to aciniform and tubuliform glands (the latter in adult females only).
The long, noodle-shaped tubuliform glands are smooth and have a gradient of brown coloration that darkens toward the duct.
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