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rhomboid

 [rom´boid]
shaped like a rectangle that has been skewed to one side so that the angles are oblique.

rhom·boid

, rhomboidal (rom'boyd, rom-boy'dăl),
1. Resembling a rhomb (that is, an oblique parallelogram, but having unequal sides);
2. anatomy denoting especially a ligament and two muscles.
Synonym(s): rhombic (1)
[rhombo- + G. eidos, appearance]

rhom·boid

, rhomboidal (rom'boyd, -boy'dăl)
Resembling a rhomb, i.e., an oblique parallelogram, but having unequal sides.
Synonym(s): rhombic (1) .
[rhombo- + G. eidos, appearance]

rhomboid

(of plant parts) diamond-shaped.
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In upper view it has a more or less rhomboidal shape, with the minor axis variable in length.
Meseguer, "An analysis on the dependence on cross section geometry of galloping stability of two-dimensional bodies having either biconvex or rhomboidal cross sections," European Journal of Mechanics B, vol.
estremadurensis Leaf morphology Rhomboidal, flat Leaf margin Lobulate Marginal spines Absent or present Nerves Not protruding, mostly sinuate < 8 Pubescence Both surfaces glabrous Petiole length mm 3(-5) red Types of trichomes above Simple-uniseriate Scarce Bulbous Present Solitary Scarce Fasciculate Absent Multiradiate Absent or Present Stellate Absent or Present Fused-stellate Absent Table 3 Comparisons between Quercus xrosa-pintii Vila-Vicosa, F.M.
In the equatorial view, the most typical shapes are rhomboidal, apiculate, rectangular, or oval.
Peridial cells yellowish brown, rhomboidal to oblong or irregular, 17.7-39 x 22-53 um (mean 35.28-37.86 um); wall densely verrucose, 2.8-8.5 um.
SEM image (Figures 5(a) and 5(b)) of biosynthesized gold (0.1 mL ABE and 1 mM salt concentration) and silver nanoparticles (0.1 mL ABE and 1mM salt concentration) showed the presence of hexagonal or rhomboidal nanoparticles.
The Bankclimber Plectomerus dombeyanus (Valenciennes, 1827) is a freshwater mussel (Mollusca: Unionidae) that typically has a thick, rhomboidal shaped, moderately inflated shell and obtains lengths up to 150-mm (Parmalee and Bogan, 1998; Williams et al., 2008).
Axial sculpture of prosocline pliculae persists throughout growth; pliculae generally slightly weaker than cords, these together producing a regular, oblique cancellation with equilaterally rhomboidal interstices; cords roundly beaded where crossed by pliculae; beads stronger and more angular on subsutural cord and still larger and scale-like or spine-like on peripheral cord.
Large rhomboidal ears connected across forehead with large tragus (1/2 ear length).
rhomboidea has coarser striae and rhomboidal girdle view (Plate 3: Fig.