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fu·si·form

 (fyo͞o′zə-fôrm′)
adj.
Tapering at each end; spindle-shaped.

[Latin fūsus, spindle + -form.]

fusiform

(ˈfjuːzɪˌfɔːm)
adj
elongated and tapering at both ends; spindle-shaped
[C18: from Latin fūsus spindle]

fu•si•form

(ˈfyu zəˌfɔrm)

adj.
tapering toward the ends, as some roots; spindle-shaped.
[1740–50; < Latin fūs(us) spindle + -i- + -form]
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Adj.1.fusiform - tapering at each end
pointed - having a point
Translations

fu·si·form

a. fusiforme, en forma de huso.
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In the new study, the researchers found that IFJ coordinates with a brain region that processes faces, known as the fusiform face area (FFA), and a region that interprets information about places, known as the parahippocampal place area (PPA).
dorsolateral prefrontal cortex, fusiform gyri, and posterior parietal cortex).
Upon microscopic evaluation, the tumour was predominantly composed of fascicles and sheets of oval to fusiform cells (Fig.