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aliform

 [al´ĭ-form]
shaped like a wing.
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al·i·form

(al'i-fōrm),
Wing-shaped.
[L. ala, + forma, shape]
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aliform

(ā′lə-fôrm′, ăl′ə-)
adj. Biology
Shaped like a wing; alar.
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al·i·form

(al'i-fōrm)
Wing-shaped.
[L. ala, + forma, shape]
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al·i·form

(al'i-fōrm)
Wing-shaped.
[L. ala, + forma, shape]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Ray storied, axial parenchyma Paramachaerium gruberi apotraqueal diffuse, scanty, lozenge-aliform, winged- aliform, and banded in narrow bands or lines up to three cells wide 11a.
The anterior mesotroch degenerates, and the posterior mesotroch becomes incorporated into the aliform notopodia of segment B1, which appear dorsolaterally.
In addition, the aliform notopodia in setiger B2, the accessory feeding organ in setiger B2, and the palettes in setigers B3-B5 all extend out from the body wall and assume their adult form.
Axial parenchyma aliform to confluent, aliform parenchyma of the lozenge type, occasionally unilateral.
Axial parenchyma mostly aliform, aliform parenchyma of the lozenge type, vasicentric, confluent.
Axial parenchyma mostly aliform to confluent, aliform parenchyma of the lozenge type.
Aliform and confluent, with romboidal crystals of two sizes.
Axial parenchyma in Conzatia was scanty vasicentric, but in the rest of the species was aliform, aliform confluent, and in bands.