bifid


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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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Trilocha sinica is transferred to Valvaribiidum based on the following characters: uncus thin, finger-shaped; valvae fused basally, bifid postmedially, costa long sickle-shaped, and sacculus inflated; saccus slender swollen distally.
Nypa has more than four cataphylls, and the eophyll is either bifid or pinnate.
Legs: femur I and 11 without basal swelling; femora I and 11 with primary slit sensillum directed transversely; femur I much longer than patella I; suture line between femur IV and patella IV transverse; metatarsus shorter than tarsus; metatarsal pseudotactile seta sub-proximal; legs with two bifid or trifid subterminal tarsal setae; arolium longer than claws, not divided but slightly indented at fringed ventral margin; claws slender and simple.
22 times longer than wide, with sparse setae on surface, tubercles along veins, claval veins without tubercles; 2 indistinct subapical lines of cross veins; fork Sc+RP distad of fork CuA1+CuA2; r-m crossvein slightly distad of fork MA+MP; RP apically bifid, MA apically bifid, MP apically bifid; fork PCu+A1 slightly basad of centre of clavus; Sc+R and M fused at superior-outside angle of basal cell; fork MA1+MA2 distad of fork MP1+MP 2.
Brown bifid setae with brown sockets when they are in white area of the tergites, and white sockets when in the dark-brown area.
In Ectadium and Stomatostemma the corona has been left at the base of the petals, it is obscurely bifid (or bifid in its early stages), and there is no corona at the apex of the foot; in Cryptolepis this robust lobule arises more or less in the middle of the tube at the apex of the foot but some distance below the small pairs of corolline corona lobules.
Aed(largely hidden in undissected genitalia) with tiny bifid distal tip.
Associated costal abnormalities, such as bifid, fused, or absent ribs, can also be present.
In his Synopsis Generum Cyperacearum, Nees (1835) defined the genus Rhynchospora in part on the basis of a bifid style.
They are distinguished by the RTA abruptly bent dorsally and with a bifid tip (Fig.
During the procedure, bifid epiglottis was confirmed (figure).