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vermicular

 [ver-mik´u-lar]
wormlike in shape or appearance.
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ver·mi·form

(ver'mi-fōrm),
Worm-shaped; resembling a worm in form, denoting especially the appendix of the cecum.
See also: lumbricoid, scolecoid (2).
[vermi- + L. forma, form]
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vermiform

(vûr′mə-fôrm′)
adj.
Having the shape of a worm.
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ver·mi·form

(vĕr'mi-fōrm)
Worm-shaped; resembling a worm in form, denoting especially the appendix of the cecum.
See also: lumbricoid
[vermi- + L. forma, form]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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Intestinal gland-lined mucosa was identified and determined to be an autoamputated vermiform appendix.
Additionally, it is believed that salient features of the vermiform appendix detailed in previous classification systems (Table 1) have some missing points including presence of fibrous connections between the vermiform appendix and the hernia sac that could not be freed without dissection [1, 14, 15].
Mandal, "A glimpse towards the vestigiality and fate of human vermiform appendixa histomorphometric study," Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research, vol.
Vermiform appendix: positions and length - a study of 377 cases and literature review.
In one infected crab (#53, see Table 1), long, thin, ameboid stages of the parasite morphologically similar to the vermiform plasmodia described previously (Shields & Squyars 2000) were seen after 355 days postchallenge and these increased in frequency until the death of the host at 378 days (Fig.
This is owing to the fact that the surface hardness of the cured resin is higher than EG, which is supposed to be very soft owing to the vermiform shape with a porous structure.
The vermiform appendix is a continuation of the cecum of the large intestine.
Endoperidium dark brown, covered by vermiform hyphae pseudoparenchymatous layer rimose Geastrum entomophilum 9.
Segmental damage leads to vermiform pupillary movements (movement of the non-paralysed sections of the iris).
On the exploration, the hernial sac revealed a gangrenous vermiform appendix and the diagnosis of Amyand's hernia was made.