Definitions for xiphoidˈzɪf ɔɪd

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  1. xiphoid(Adjective)

    Shaped like a sword, ensiform.

  2. xiphoid(Adjective)

    Of, or relating to the xiphisternum.

  3. Origin: From ξιφοειδής.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Xiphoid(adj)

    like a sword; ensiform

  2. Xiphoid(adj)

    of or pertaining to the xiphoid process; xiphoidian

  3. Origin: [Gr. xifoeidh`s sword-shaped; xi`fos a sword + e`i^dos form, shape: cf. F. xiphoide.]


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