acinaciform

acinaciform

(ˌæsɪˈnæsɪˌfɔːm)
adj
(Botany) (of leaves) shaped like a scimitar; curved
[C19: via Latin acīnacēs, from Greek akinakēs short sword, ultimately from Iranian + -form]
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24-25) tube-like, developed, surrounding aedeagus medially, with an acinaciform process at apex on left side, with a foliate plate in right side.
by: i) aedeagus with a cystic component at apex in left side, with a bifurcate process near apex in right view; ii) periandrium with an acinaciform process at apex in left side, and with a foliate plate in right side.
Aedeagus with a bifurcate process near apex in right side; periandrium with an acinaciform process at apex in left side, with a foliate plate in right side (Figs.