cymbiform definition

  • adjective:
    • Shaped like a boat.
    • Elongated and achieving the top of area decidedly concave, as in the glumes of numerous grasses.
    • Shaped like a boat; (Bot.) elongated and having the upper area distinctly concave, since the glumes of many grasses.
    • Shaped like a boat.
    • Elongated and achieving the top of area decidedly concave, as in the glumes of numerous grasses.
    • formed like a boat; (Bot.) elongated and having the upper area distinctly concave, because the glumes of several grasses.
  • others:
    • Boat-shaped; more than wide, convex, and keeled like the base of a boat: placed on the elytra along with other elements of insects, to seeds and leaves of plants, diatoms, and spores of fungi, and also to a bone regarding the base typically labeled as the scaphoid bone tissue. See scaphoid. Additionally cymb√¶form.
    • Boat-shaped; more than broad, convex, and keeled such as the bottom of a boat: applied to the elytra as well as other components of insects, to seeds and leaves of plants, diatoms, and spores of fungi, as well as a bone associated with base usually labeled as the scaphoid bone tissue. See scaphoid. In Addition cymb√¶form.

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