crateriform


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crateriform

(krəˈtɛrɪˌfɔːm; ˈkreɪtərɪˌfɔːm)
adj
1. (Physical Geography) shaped like a crater
2. (Botany) botany (of a corolla) shaped like a bowl
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Mauritius, beautiful appearance of -- Great crateriform ring of Mountains -- Hindoos -- St.
There appears to me to be insuperable objections to this view: on the other hand, I can hardly believe, in this and in some other cases, that these marginal crateriform mountains are merely the basal remnants of immense volcanos, of which the summits either have been blown off, or swallowed up in subterranean abysses.
Keratosis palmaris et plantaris presents as small crateriform pits on the creases of the palms and soles, it is more frequent in Afro-Caribbean's Afro-Caribbeans.
The keratoacanthoma type of SCC can grow very rapidly, over several weeks and classically forms a crateriform nodule with a central keratotic core.
0 mm in diameter), and sometimes presenting as flat-topped, dome-shaped, or crateriform papules (1).
In addition, it is characterized by its symmetric and crateriform architecture with the central keratin plug, and cells have a characteristic glassy pale eosinophilic cytoplasm usually with only mild cytologic atypia.
Skin examination revealed scattered crateriform ulcerated plaques--particularly over his forearms, back, and scalp (FIGURE 2).
The base of the horn may be flat, nodular or crateriform.
This was the first time such a phenomenon has been caught by ground-based imaging, although the feature's crateriform nature was, of course, not evident.
Histopathology showed a single crateriform invagination connected with surface epidermis that was lined by double layer of epithelium.
Anthela of spikelets (or anthelodium): crateriform indeterminate inflorescence, with the terminal spikelet and the short and distal branches hidden among the long and proximal ones, which overtop them.
Trees (2-)6-10 (-15) m high; winding trunk with suberose, quite thick cortex, young branches are tomentose, older ones are scaly; perulate tomentose buds, ovate, flat or slightly crateriform blackish stipule glands 0.