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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fusiform, spindle-shaped, cigar-shapedadjective

    tapering at each end


  1. spindle-shapedadjective

    tapering at each end

    Spindle-shaped fibroblast


  1. spindle-shaped

    Fusiform means having a spindle-like shape that is wide in the middle and tapers at both ends. It is similar to the lemon-shape, but often implies a focal broadening of a structure that continues from one or both ends, such as an aneurysm on a blood vessel.


  1. spindle-shaped

    Spindle-shaped, also known as fusiform, refers to structures or organisms that are rounded and tapering at both ends, somewhat resembling the shape of a spindle. This term is often used in biology or anatomy to describe the shape of certain cells, muscles, or organs.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Spindle-shapedadjective

    having the shape of a spindle

  2. Spindle-shapedadjective

    thickest in the middle, and tapering to both ends; fusiform; -- applied chiefly to roots


  1. Spindle-shaped

    cylindrical, elongate, thicker in the middle, tapering to each end: fusiform.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of spindle-shaped in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of spindle-shaped in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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