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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.
References in periodicals archive ?
The bifid tongue may be explained by the persistent intermandibular groove, similar to a merging defect of the tongue.
Goldenhar syndrome is associated with wide range of features like macrostomia, micrognathia, cleft palate, bifid tongue and malocclusion, vertebral abnormalities, facial muscle hypoplasia, neurological, visual, cardiac and genitourinary abnormalities.
When this process is disturbed, the tip of the tongue is divided longitudinally for a certain distance giving rise to cleft tongue or bifid tongue.