• Definition for "moniliform"
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moniliform definition

  • adjective:
    • Resembling a string of beads, as origins of particular flowers or the antennae of certain insects.
    • Having a form resembling a string of beads, in which the component components or sections are more or less uniform in proportions and are spherical or rounded in shape.
    • Joined or constricted, at regular periods, to be able to resemble a string of beads. See Illust. of antenna.
  • others:
    • Resembling a string of beads: applied in zo├Âlogy and botany to organs, vessels, stems, roots, pods, etc., that have a number of beady swellings alternating with constrictions. Also monilioid.
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