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bi·fid

 (bī′fĭd)
adj.
Forked or cleft into two parts: a bifid petal.

bi·fid′i·ty (-fĭd′ĭ-tē) n.
bi′fid·ly adv.

bifid

(ˈbaɪfɪd)
adj
divided into two lobes by a median cleft: bifid leaves.
[C17: from Latin bifidus from bi-1 + -fidus, from findere to split]
biˈfidity n
ˈbifidly adv

bi•fid

(ˈbaɪ fɪd)

adj.
separated or cleft into two equal parts or lobes.
[1655–65; < Latin bifidus; see bi-1, -fid]
bi•fid′i•ty, n.
bi′fid•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.bifid - divided into two lobesbifid - divided into two lobes; "a bifid petal"
phytology, botany - the branch of biology that studies plants
divided - separated into parts or pieces; "opinions are divided"
Translations

bi·fid

a. bífido-a, partido en dos.
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In the first baby on EUA a bifid polypoid growth was found to be coming out of urethral meatus.
Other findings include basal cell carcinoma (young age at presentation and usually in non-sun-exposed areas), palmar and plantar pits, skeletal anomalies (e.g., bifid ribs, calcified falx cerebri), hypertelorism, epidermal inclusion cysts, and even medulloblastoma or ovarian fibromas.
Intravenous urography (IVU) study showed bifid pelvicalyceal systems bilaterally.
(1) In addition, P waves in lead II, aVF, and [V.sub.2]-[V.sub.6] are 0.12 seconds in duration (2) and bifid with [greater than or equal to] 0.04 seconds between the two peaks (3)-the two defining features of P mitrale.
Abnormalities such as cryptorchidism, hermaphroditism or bifid scrota were not found in either animal, other than penile hypoplasia with a narrowed urethral process.
In some patients teeth are normally developed but in others they are defective and likely to develop caries.7,8 Oral and dental findings reported in persons with ichthyosis have included gingivitis, periodontitis, enamel hypoplasia, high caries incidence, delayed primary and secondary eruption, bruxism, alveolar ridging, bifid teeth, irregular morphology of teeth, and hyperkeratotic plaques on the tongue.
Starting from distal to proximal, types I, III, and V refer to bifid phalanges, and types II, IV, and VI refer to complete phalangeal duplications.
Prosternal process sometimes cylindrical, but typically transverse, anteroposterior compressed, the corners produced, with a tendency to become more or less bifid. Meso- and metasternum slightly concave.
Non-ambiguous synapomorphies for Aleixus include antennal segment II longer than antennal segment I, and humeral angles developed in spatular projections, dorsally bifid. Non-ambiguous synapomorphies of Procleticini are metasternum sulcate, ventral rim of pygophore with a medial U-shaped emargination and with 1 + 1 process with different degree of development, and gonocoxites 8 smaller than laterotergites 9.
Genitalia (Figs 61-63): Epand bifid, forming pair of relatively short and stout lobes.
Evaluation of the distal biceps revealed a bifid tendon with separate origins at the biceps brachii at the musculotendinous junction extending distally with a common sheath for the two tendons.
This study examined the C1-C5 vertebrae in isolation due to the belief that C7 was never bifid and C6 was rarely partially bifid.