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Related to pyriform: clavate, piriform, pyriform lobe

pir·i·form

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

pyriform

See piriform.

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]

pyriform

pear-shaped.

pyriform apparatus
pair of triangular structures in the eggs of anoplocephalid tapeworms surrounding the oncosphere.
pyriform lobe
a swelling on the ventral surface of the brain, made up of the combined lateral olfactory gyrus and the hippocampal gyrus.
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mendax is recognized by the following combination of characters: head wider than long, prorostrum slender, barely dilated at apex; antennae reach the middle of prothorax, 1-8 antennomeres are conical, 9-11 cylindrical, last antennomere acuminate; prothorax pyriform, dorsally green-purple; elytra green without golden highlights, elytral declivity and caudal appendices purple.
Out of these cases pyriform wiring was done in one patient while 5 patients were treated by open reduction and internal fixation (OrIF) with a 4 hole Titanium microplates.
Radiographic Measurements: Measuring the Nasal Bone and Pyriform Aperture.
43) The sinus tract courses from the apex of the pyriform sinus medial and inferior to the recurrent laryngeal nerve, loops superior to the hypoglossal nerve, travels along the course of the recurrent laryngeal nerve within the trachesophageal groove, wraps around the aortic arch on the left or the subclavian artery on the right.
Sporangial shapes ranged from ellipsoid, ovoid, pyriform, obpyriform, to spherical with a prominent papilla (C).
Penial bulbs pyriform or saccular, 58-133 [micro]m high and 65-93 [micro]m wide in the longitudinal direction and 35-110 [micro]m in the cross-section.
3 cm androecial portion exserted Consistency and fleshy, globose inflated, fleshy, globose shape of the pyriform fruit Geographic Frontino and N Valle del Western and range Urrao (NW Cauca, SW eastern slopes Antioquia), and Antioquia, and of the in areas S Choco, Colombian between the western slopes Western departments of of the Cordillera, in Valle del Cauca Colombian the departments and Choco Western of Antioquia, (Colombia), Cordillera, Cordoba, between 1450 between 1400 Risaralda and and 2570 m.
CT scan of the head and neck showed a mass in the right pyriform fossa and some positive nodes at II and III levels in the right neck without extending into carotid arteries.
Specimen: Torsion of Fibroid Polypus of Pyriform Fossa, Proc.
Both genera can be recognized by six characters: 1) hind femora unarmed; 2) antennal segments II and III cylindrical, not sulcate or dilated; 3) female genital plates short to medium-sized, never laminate; 4) mesopleura and metapleura without creamy-yellow hardened protuberance; 5) antenniferous tubercle armed; 6) antennal segment IV pyriform.
The apparatus consists of a pyriform glass vessel open at the narrow end to receive and of sufficient size to enclose, the penis.
Diagnosis: Shell small to large size; moderately pyriform shape, constricted anteriorly; fossula smooth, concave, wide.