auriform


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au·ri·form

 (ôr′ə-fôrm′)
adj.
Shaped like an ear.

[Latin auris, ear; see ous- in Indo-European roots + -form.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.auriform - having a shape resembling an ear
rounded - curving and somewhat round in shape rather than jagged; "low rounded hills"; "rounded shoulders"
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5 times as wide as long, distally uneven, apically slightly indented, laterally with auriform extensions; gnathos elbow-shaped with small spines distally; saccus short and narrow; valva with inner lamella extremely expanded and folded, transtilla foliated, strongly sclerotized with spines, ventro-distal process with flattened top, wavy and serrate dorsally; aedeagus with suprazonal sheath equal to subzonal sheath, suprazonal sheath with lateral small spines on both sides; juxta more or less nose-like, upper margin V-shaped.
Each valve or mericarp with two auriform wings spreading from an obovate thickened central body; veins irregular in course and spacing, with large areoles.