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vermicular

 [ver-mik´u-lar]
wormlike in shape or appearance.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

ver·mic·u·lar

(ver-mik'yū-lăr),
Relating to, resembling, or moving like a worm.
[L. vermiculus, dim. of vermis, worm]
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vermicular

(vər-mĭk′yə-lər)
adj.
1. Having the shape of a worm; vermiform.
2. Having wavy markings shaped like worms; vermiculate.
3. Moving like a worm.
4. Caused by or relating to worms.

ver·mic′u·lar·ly adv.
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ver·mic·u·lar

(vĕr-mik'yū-lăr)
Relating to, resembling, or moving like a worm.
[L. vermiculus, dim. of vermis, worm]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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