reniform


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reniform

 [ren´ĭ-form]
kidney-shaped.

neph·roid

(nef'royd),
Kidney-shaped; resembling a kidney.
Synonym(s): reniform
[nephro- + G. eidos, resemblance]

reniform

(rĕn′ə-fôrm′, rē′nə-)
adj.
Shaped like a kidney: a reniform leaf.

neph·roid

(nef'royd)
Kidney-shaped; resembling a kidney.
Synonym(s): reniform.
[nephro- + G. eidos, resemblance]

reniform

Kidney-shaped.

reniform

kidney-shaped.
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11a, b) except in the apical 1/4, which bears a pair of smooth, broadly elliptical to reniform germination valves (Fig.
Name 1 Carbuncle 2 K feldspar 3 Albite 4 Tektite 5 Magnetite 6 Demantoid 7 Oolitic hematite 8 Pink pyroxene 9 Idocrase 10 Black hematite 11 Biotite 12 Hornblende 13 Calcite 14 Labradorite 15 Magnesite 16 Rhodonite 17 Reniform hematite 18 Banded siliceous rocks 19 Diopside 20 Selenite 21 Alabaster 22 Anhydrite 23 Moonstone 24 Barite 25 Hypersthene Table 2: Emission lines for classification based on major elements from geological samples.
Sex Male Morphological Right Left type n % n % "8" 7 3.3 18 8.4 "S" 16 7.5 9 4.2 Ring 10 4.7 12 5.6 Triangular 3 1.4 5 2.3 Quadrilateral 4 1.9 6 2.8 Biconvex 7 3.3 4 1.9 Reniform 6 2.8 2 0.9 Oval 4 1.9 5 2.3 Condyle in two parts 5 2.3 3 1.4 Irregular 2 0.9 0 0.0 Total 64 29.9 64 29.9 Sex Female Morphological Right Left Total type n % n % n % "8" 8 3.7 8 3.7 41 19.2 "S" 7 3.3 7 3.3 39 18.2 Ring 5 2.3 4 1.9 31 14.5 Triangular 7 3.3 5 2.3 20 9.3 Quadrilateral 1 0.5 7 3.3 18 8.4 Biconvex 4 1.9 2 0.9 17 7.9 Reniform 5 2.3 4 1 .9 17 7.9 Oval 3 1.4 1 0.5 13 6.1 Condyle in two parts 1 0.5 1 0.5 10 4.7 Irregular 2 0.9 4 1 .9 8 3.7 Total 43 20.1 43 20.1 214 100 Table II.
Local name Babchi Family Papilionaceae Distribution in Pakistan Peshawar, Rawalpindi Plant material of interest Seeds Organoleptic Odour aromatic similar to elemi, taste is bitter Macroscopic characters Seeds are greyish black, flattened, dotted oblong, dotted, reniform, and rough.
The members of the genus Adansonia are united by several characters that serve to discriminate them from other Bombacaceae, including a characteristic indehiscent fruit with reniform seeds and a powdery whitish pulp [1].
The reniform nematode (Rotylenchulus reniformis) is limited to warmer regions of the Cotton Belt, but its range is expanding.
It also protects soybeans from nematodes, such as reniform, root knot and soybean cyst (SCN).
Macropterous form: Thorax: Pronotum wider than long, with hispid tubercles, subquadrate, flattened, not declivous; frontal angles rounded, not projecting; humeral angles obtuse, not exposed; collar indistinctly depressed, not separated by a distinct incised line; middle third of pronotal disk with a broad longitudinal sulcus; anterolateral margins obliquely straight, roughly granulate; posterior margin concavely arcuate before base of scutellum; prosternum depressed; meso and metasternum sulcate; anterior lobe of metathoracic peritreme weakly reniform, posterior lobe subacute, raised; evaporative area short; posterior margin of metapleura with outer third obtusely rounded, and slightly raised.
Ventral spermatheca: short and thin duct with a reniform apical diverticulum bearing a secondary elongated diverticulum.
The seed capsules are typically the size of a walnut and are covered in thorns (hence the name "thorny nut"); it contains numerous black and reniform seeds, about 3 mm in length (Figure 1B).
Some earthy black masses of manganese oxide ore mined about 175 years ago at Ilfeld showed hardened, reniform surfaces (Jasche, 1838) typical of cyptomelane.