crateriform


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cra·ter·i·form

(krā-ter'i-fōrm),
Hollowed like a bowl or a saucer.
[L. crater, bowl, + forma, shape]

crateriform

(krā-tĕr′ĭ-form) [Gr. krater, bowl, + L. forma, shape]
In bacteriology, relating to colonies that are saucer-shaped, crater-like, or goblet-shaped.

cra·ter·i·form

(krā-ter'i-fōrm)
Hollowed out like a bowl or a saucer.
[L. crater, bowl, + forma, shape]
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Examination under local anesthesia revealed a well-circumscribed, flesh-colored, crateriform lesion along the anterosuperior portion of the right nasal septum.
Histopathologically, it features a cup-shaped or crateriform architecture, containing a central keratinous plug, bounded by lobules of lesional squamous epithelial cells (Figure 15).
This was the first time such a phenomenon has been caught by ground-based imaging, although the feature's crateriform nature was, of course, not evident.
Histopathology showed a single crateriform invagination connected with surface epidermis that was lined by double layer of epithelium.
--Anthela of spikelets (or anthelodium): crateriform indeterminate inflorescence, with the terminal spikelet and the short and distal branches hidden among the long and proximal ones, which overtop them.
Trees (2-)6-10 (-15) m high; winding trunk with suberose, quite thick cortex, young branches are tomentose, older ones are scaly; perulate tomentose buds, ovate, flat or slightly crateriform blackish stipule glands 0.2 cm diam., some with gland accessories, tomentose petiole 0.4-1.0 cm long and 0.2 cm wide.
Leaves 12 to 14 in number, suberect-recurved, forming a broadly crateriform rosette; sheaths broadly elliptic, 19-25 x 17-20 cm, subdensely pale-brown lepidote on both sides, greenish or sometimes reddish near the apex; blades linear, not narrowed toward the base, 30-44 x 11-14 cm, glabrescent abaxially, inconspicuously and sparsely white lepidote adaxially, rose-red throughout, more so adaxially or green toward the base and reddish near the apex, bearing dark green, sparsely arranged irregular spots, apex broadly acute to rounded and apiculate, apiculous ca.
ANECDOTARIAN CONGENITAL CRATERIFORM COUNTERROLMENT DAUNTINGLY HYDROPHTHALMY BIPALMATE KALMASHBASHEVO VEX (Russia)
The lesion exhibited peripheral growth with central healing, forming a crateriform prominence.
Clinically, it is characterized by spicules (minute fingerlike keratin projections) with colors ranging from skin-colored to yellow or brown, varying in size (0.5 to 5.0 mm long and 0.3 to 2.0 mm in diameter), and sometimes presenting as flat-topped, dome-shaped, or crateriform papules (1).
Skin examination revealed scattered crateriform ulcerated plaques--particularly over his forearms, back, and scalp (FIGURE 2).
The second, less common type of lesion is distinctly KA-like, consisting of a crateriform keratinous center with an exuberant squamous epithelial proliferation.