piriform


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Related to piriform: piriform fossa, piriform muscle

piriform

 [pir´ĭ-form]
pear-shaped.

pir·i·form

(pir'i-fōrm, pī'rē-),
Pear-shaped.
Synonym(s): pyriform
[L. pirum, pear, + forma, form]

piriform

/pir·i·form/ (pir´ĭ-form) pear-shaped.

piriform

[pir′ifôrm]
Etymology: L, pirum, pear, forma
pear-shaped. Also spelled pyriform.

pir·i·form

(pir'i-fōrm)
Pear-shaped.
[L. pirum, pear, + forma, form]

pir·i·form

, pyriform (pir'i-fōrm)
Pear-shaped.
[L. pirum, pear, + forma, form]

piriform

pear-shaped.
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The piriform jar appears in two general sizes in this deposit.
19) describe a combined approach including direct laryngoscopy with catheter insertion into the piriform defect prior to formal external surgical excision with no complications or recurrences.
Their loss of discrimination was reflected in the piriform cortex, which now produced similar electrical patterns in response to both odors.
Apex of ALS with 2 major ampullate gland spigots (MAP) and approximately 44 piriform gland spigots (PI); PMS with 2 minor ampullate gland spigots (mAP), 2 aciniform gland spigots (AC), 2 cylindrical gland spigots (CY); PLS with approximately 6 aciniform gland spigots, and 2 cylindrical gland spigots (Figs.
5-8): bulb almost piriform, with an "S"-shaped regular curve at its internal face (Figs.
Storage vessels include pithoi, piriform jars, alabastra, and stirrup jars.
Bulb piriform with long and slender embolus, slightly curved dorsally (Figs.
ANATOMICAL VARIATIONS BETWEEN SCIATIC NERVE AND PIRIFORM MUSCLE DURING FETAL PERIOD IN HUMAN
Folds of Gore-Tex were seen in the right piriform sinus (figure 1).
145) yellowish, with numerous piriform gland spigots (PI); PLS (Fig.
84) In central Greece at Thebes, excavations in a storeroom on the acropolis turned up a few bronze vessels of probable LH IIIA1 date: a two-handled bowl, piriform jug, and broad-rimmed bowl.