allantoid


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al·lan·toid

 (ə-lăn′toid′) also al·lan·toi·dal (ăl′ən-toid′l)
adj.
1. Of or having an allantois.
2. Shaped like a sausage.
n.

[New Latin allantoīdes; see allantois.]

allantoid

(əˈlæntɔɪd)
adj
1. (Zoology) relating to or resembling the allantois
2. (Botany) botany shaped like a sausage
n
(Zoology) another name for allantois
[C17: from Greek allantoeidēs sausage-shaped, from allas sausage + -oid]
allantoidal adj

al•lan•toid

(əˈlæn tɔɪd)

adj.
1. Also, al•lan•toi•dal (ˌæl ənˈtɔɪd l) of or pertaining to the allantois.
n.
2. the allantois.
[1625–35; < Greek allantoeidḗs=allant-, s. of allâs sausage + -oeidḗs -oid]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.allantoid - shaped like a sausageallantoid - shaped like a sausage    
rounded - curving and somewhat round in shape rather than jagged; "low rounded hills"; "rounded shoulders"
Translations
alantoideo
References in periodicals archive ?
Spores: Allantoid, lightly amyloid, smooth, 3-4 X 2 [mu]m.
Spores: Cylindrical to allantoid, smooth, 5-6 X 2-3 [mu]m.
Spores: Narrowly elliptical to allantoid, smooth, 5-6 X 2-2.