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bifid

 [bi´fid]
cleft into two parts or branches.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

bi·fid

(bī'fid),
Split or cleft; separated into two parts.
[L. bifidus, cleft in two parts]
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bifid

(bī′fĭd)
adj.
Forked or cleft into two parts: a bifid petal.

bi·fid′i·ty (-fĭd′ĭ-tē) n.
bi′fid·ly adv.
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bifid

adjective Cleft; split, divided into 2 roughly equal parts.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

bi·fid

(bī'fid)
Split or cleft; separated into two parts.
[L. bifidus, cleft in two parts]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

bifid

Divided into two parts. Forked or cleft.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

bifid

divided into two, forked.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

bi·fid

(bī'fid)
Split or cleft; separated into two parts.
[L. bifidus, cleft in two parts]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Male subgenital plate smoothly rounded basally, pointed and shallowly bifid apically (Fig.
The humeral angles developed into large tubercles directed upward and dorsally bifid ([11.sup.2]) are unique to Aleixus, and easily allow its recognition among Procleticini (Rolston and McDonald, 1981; Rolston, 1984; Rider, 1994).
Genitalia (Figs 75-77): Epand bifid, forming pair of relatively long, straight, slender lobes that project posteriorly beyond all other genital structures.
Clinical diagnosis distinguishing between true partial tendon tears and the isolated rupture of one of the heads of a bifid distal biceps tendon should be looked for on an MRI.
These results illustrate that American Blacks have a higher frequency of scoring a nonbifid state for the C3 and C4 SPB trait than American Whites, that the frequency of the partial bifid for the SPB trait is more frequent in American Blacks than in American Whites, and that the frequency of the complete bifid for the SPB trait is more frequent in American Whites.
Major criteria Minor criteria More than two basal cell Congenital skeletal anomaly: carcinomas, or BCCs; one BCC at bifid, fused, splayed or missing younger than 30 years of age; or rib or bifid, wedged or fused more than 10 basal cell nevi vertebra Any odontogenic keratocyst Occipital-frontal circumference, (proven on histology) or more than 97 percentile, with polyostotic bone cyst frontal bossing Three or more palmar or plantar Cardiac or ovarian fibroma pits Ectopic calcification: lamellar Medulloblastoma or early-at younger than 20 years Lymphomesenteric cysts of age-falx calcification Positive family history of nevoid Congenital malformation such as basal-cell carcinoma syndrome cleft lip or palate, polydactylism, or eye anomaly (cataract, coloboma, microphthalmos)
First, it can be characterized as a complete bifid penis which accounts for one-third of all reported and extremely rare diphallia cases [1, 2].
7 and 8): hypandrium stripe-like with a small triangular posterior projection on one side, gonocoxites with a group of alveoli on lateral margin, gonostyli little longer than gonocoxite, coniform, with acute apex, a group of alveoli at base and short sparsely distributed setae on apical 2/3; gonocoxal apodeme strongly sclerotized, pilose ventrally and with rounded distal margin; aedeagus bifid, left branch little longer and wider in dorsal view, one short sinuous paramere articulates with aedeagus and ends on the small projection of the hipandrium; epandrium as long as wide, pilose, surstyli coniform, 1.5X the length of gonostyle, with one tenaculum at apex.
Bony anatomic variation of the middle meatus including pneumatization, paradoxical curvature, and bifid concha, was noted as middle turbinate pathology.