scutiform


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scutiform

(ˈskjuːtɪˌfɔːm)
adj
(Botany) (esp of plant parts) shaped like a shield
[C17: from New Latin scūtiformis, from Latin scūtum a shield + forma shape]
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The same happens in station 2, panel 2 of OK2 "Dam" area, where a round scutiform is depicted together with three Group III daggers and a snake-like motive.
Genital shield scutiform, anteriorly pointed, covered by oval pits basally and centrally, but anterior area with oblong elliptic pits (Fig.