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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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Further studies with imaging performed at earlier stages of development of the BMC and comparing the relative evolution of the double heads and ankylosis would shed more light on the role of bifidity of the condyle in progressing into TMJ ankylosis.
MATERIALS AND METHODS: During routine dissection of thoracic cage of a male cadaver in the Institute of Anatomy, Madras Medical College, bifidity of multiple ribs were observed.
RESULTS: Bifidity was observed in right 2nd rib, 4th rib and left 3rd rib [Fig: 1].