ceratoid


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cer·a·toid

 (sĕr′ə-toid′)
adj.
Hornlike, especially in shape.

ceratoid

(ˈsɛrəˌtɔɪd)
adj
having the shape or texture of animal horn
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Relationship between periodontal disease, tooth loss, and ceratoid artery plaque: the oral infections and vascular disease epidemiology study.
Solitary streptelasmatid corals with ceratoid, trochoid or cylindrical corallite.
Specimen R45321 is fairly small, has a rather complete corallite of straight ceratoid shape with a long fixing scar on one side of the apex, and a high calicular boss in the calice.