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bi·fid

 (bī′fĭd)
adj.
Forked or cleft into two parts: a bifid petal.

bi·fid′i·ty (-fĭd′ĭ-tē) n.
bi′fid·ly adv.

bifid

(ˈbaɪfɪd)
adj
divided into two lobes by a median cleft: bifid leaves.
[C17: from Latin bifidus from bi-1 + -fidus, from findere to split]
biˈfidity n
ˈbifidly adv

bi•fid

(ˈbaɪ fɪd)

adj.
separated or cleft into two equal parts or lobes.
[1655–65; < Latin bifidus; see bi-1, -fid]
bi•fid′i•ty, n.
bi′fid•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.bifid - divided into two lobesbifid - divided into two lobes; "a bifid petal"
phytology, botany - the branch of biology that studies plants
divided - separated into parts or pieces; "opinions are divided"
Translations

bi·fid

a. bífido-a, partido en dos.
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On conducting a physical examination, there was corpus callosum agenesis, dental anomalies, mental-motor retardation, lower extremity paraplegia, mild scoliosis, and bifid uvula.
32 m height at the time of the visit), microcephaly, palathoschysis, bifid uvula, and urinary tract malformations (she had undergone bilateral ureteral reimplantation because of ureteral stenosis and reflux at two years of age).
A variety of craniofacial anomalies have also been reported in KFS, few of which are quite common, such as cleft palate and bifid uvula (15%) and facial asymmetry (13%), whereas others are represented by isolated cases.
One child reported with congenital ptosis, cleft lip, cleft palate and bifid uvula (0.