cribriform

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crib·ri·form

 (krĭb′rə-fôrm′)
adj.
Perforated like a sieve.

[Latin crībrum, sieve; see krei- in Indo-European roots + -form.]

cribriform

(ˈkrɪbrɪˌfɔːm) ,

cribrous

or

cribrose

adj
1. (Anatomy) pierced with holes; sievelike
2. (Botany) pierced with holes; sievelike
[C18: from New Latin crībriformis, from Latin crībrum a sieve + -form]

crib•ri•form

(ˈkrɪb rəˌfɔrm)

also crib′rous,



adj.
sievelike.
[1735–45; < Latin crībr(um) a sieve + -i- + -form]
Translations

crib·ri·form

a. cribriforme, perforado-a.