scutiform


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scutiform

 [sku´tĭ-form]
shaped like a shield.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

scu·ti·form

(skū'ti-fōrm),
Shield-shaped.
Synonym(s): scutate
[L. scutum, shield, + forma, form]
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scu·ti·form

(skyū'ti-fōrm)
Shield-shaped.
[L. scutum, shield, + forma, form]
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References in periodicals archive ?
2 Idiosoma pear-like, genital shield scutiform 3 -- Idiosoma oval, genital shield linguliform 4 3 Dorsal setae short and needle-like, marginal shield with reticulate sculpture T.
The palpus in this species has the Reuter sensitive patch, which is scutiform: wide and without the conical formations that are present in tyrianthina (Fig.
Genital shield of female scutiform, placed between coxae II and IV, without sculptural pattern and anterior process (Fig.