Definitions for fusiformˈfyu zəˌfɔrm

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

fu•si•formˈfyu zəˌfɔrm(adj.)

  1. tapering toward the ends, as some roots; spindle-shaped.

    Category: Biology

Origin of fusiform:

1740–50; < L fūs(us) spindle + -i - + -form

Princeton's WordNet

  1. fusiform, spindle-shaped, cigar-shaped(adj)

    tapering at each end


  1. fusiform(Adjective)

    Shaped like a spindle; tapering at each end.

  2. Origin: From fusus + -iform.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fusiform(adj)

    shaped like a spindle; tapering at each end; as, a fusiform root; a fusiform cell


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