linguiform


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lin·gui·form

(ling'gwi-fōrm),
Tongue-shaped.
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lin·gui·form

(ling'gwi-fōrm)
Tongue-shaped.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

linguiform

(ling'gwi-form) [? + forma, shape]
Tongue-shaped. Synonym: lingual (2)
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lin·gui·form

(ling'gwi-fōrm)
Tongue-shaped.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Body linguiform, division between fore- and hindbody indistinct; vitelline follicles confined to area between ovary and ventral sucker ..........
The illustrative contrast is, of course, with linguiform (or symbolic) representation-bearers.
I use `representation' to refer to all forms of representation (linguiform, pictorial, etc.).
The perichondral spurs and linguiform enchondral growth plates results in "maple leaf' like contour of the metaphysis of tubular bones.
Characteristics include the presence of cancellate teleoconch sculpture, one or more diagonally cancellate protoconch whorls (initially smooth or spirally striate), and a linguiform to lacrimiform anal sinus, its upper margin drawn forward at suture by a callous node; outer lip with a strong varix, denticulate to dentate within.
Outer lip evenly convex in side view, not serrated, anal sinus moderately deep, linguiform, its opening constricted, margin raised; inner edge of lip with 9-11 weak, ridge-like teeth, one at each end stronger than others, but in some specimens very irregular; inner lip smooth, shallowly sinuous, thinly calloused, parietal pad weak.