fingerlike


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fingerlike

(ˈfɪŋɡəˌlaɪk)
adj
resembling a finger
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Adj.1.fingerlike - resembling a finger; "digitate leaves of the horse chestnut"
fingered - having or resembling a finger or fingers; often used in combination; "the fingered roots of giant trees"; "rosy-fingered"; "three-fingered cartoon characters"
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The application is done in a criss-cross pattern with fingerlike projections coming out of the tape.
Microscopically, the synovium is composed of fingerlike or rounded masses of fibrous stoma covered by hyperplastic lining cells.
Trailing or climbing by a twining rachis; fronds 1 to several meters long, pinnately divided; sporangia marginal on fingerlike projections developing from the pinnae margins.
Catalina live-forever (Dudleya hassei) is the only succulent endemic to the island and its chalk gray, fingerlike leaves would nicely complement the similarly colored foliage of Saint Catherine's lace.
They have fingerlike branches at the downhill end and are easily diverted round small obstacles.
Marginal growth increments are very small and are interrupted by the fingerlike projections on the otoliths.
The key features of this model include a large laminar loop stabilized by bonding between cysteine residues 108-138 with a fingerlike projection stabilized by disulfide-bonded 121-124 cysteine residues.
The specific name is from the Latin "digitatus", and refers to the fingerlike distal part of the retrolateral tibial apophysis of the male palp.
From the elongated fingerlike branches of the necklace tree (Sophora tormentosa), opalescent pods dangle like strings of pearls.
Batsakis proposed a two-part (high-grade and low-grade) staging system in which the characteristics of high-grade tumors included intravascular extension, fingerlike invasion, and medullary, ductoglandular, or primitive tubular foci.
Dekker LW, Ritsema CJ (1995) Fingerlike wetting patterns in two water-repellent loam soils.
3A) Mandibles slender, falcate, lacking medial teeth, directed dorsomedially to cross beneath anterior margin of the nasale, two small sensilla laterally, one proximal and one medial; maxilla with galea absent, maxillary cardo reduced with one sensillum, stipes short, fingerlike, medial surface without sensilla, two prominent ventral lateral sensilla; maxillary palps three segmented, first segment 0.