moniliform


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moniliform

 [mo-nil´i-form]
beaded; having the appearance of a string of beads.
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mo·nil·i·form

(mō-nil'i-fōrm),
Shaped like a string of beads or beaded necklace.
[L. monile, necklace, + forma, appearance]
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moniliform

(mō-nĭl′ə-fôrm′)
adj.
Resembling a string of beads, as the roots of certain plants or the antennae of certain insects.

mo·nil′i·form′ly adv.
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mo·nil·i·form

(mō-nil'i-fōrm)
Shaped like a string of beads or beaded necklace.
[L. monile, necklace, + forma, appearance]
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(ii) Moniliform cystidia 43.0-53.0 x 6.2-10.0 [micro]m, often moniliform with deep constrictions, sometimes branched at the tip, smooth, thin- to somewhat thick-walled, with basal clamp.
The most common feature is moniliform blepharosis, which manifests as bead-like papules on the edges of the eyelids.
The eyelid margins show pearly beaded papules (MONILIFORM BLEPHAROSIS) (2,3,4) Hyperkeratotic, warty, nodular lesions are found on the dorsal aspects of hands, fingers, elbows, knees.
TCs have small cell bodies, and remarkably thin, long, and moniliform prolongations called telopodes (Tps).
These stamens bear pale yellow anthers on filaments that are basally blue, distally white, and bearded by yellow moniliform trichomes (Figs.
antennata Savigny, 1822, the antennae are more markedly moniliform, the prostomium is more prominent and the peristomium does not cover the eyes.
Hearts: In 6-11, large moniliform, especially last two pairs.
1a); antennal segment one submoniliform, 2, 3 moniliform to filiform, 4 subserrate, 5 to 10 serrate, 11th subacute apically; antenna extending to humerus or slightly beyond (Figs.
1a) short, 2.4-2.5 times height of head, without distinct club; scape and pedicel 1.9 and 1.15 times as long as broad, respectively; first 3 flagellomeres slightly broader subapically than medially, flagellomeres 5-11 broader medially, nearly moniliform; first flagellomere slightly (1.06-1.13 times) longer than second; ratio of length to maximum width, all flagellomeres: 3.1:2.5:2.32-2.4:2.0-2.25:1.6-1.7:1.6-1.7:1.6-1.
The characteristic moniliform blepharosis (Figure 2) was present over bilateral upper and lower eyelids.
11k), with short and moniliform flagellomeres, length of the pedicellum subequal to that of F2.