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A cylindrical surface or solid, all of whose sections perpendicular to the elements are elliptical.
Resembling a cylinder.
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(Mathematics) a cylinder with an elliptical cross section
resembling a cylinder
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(ˈsɪl ɪnˌdrɔɪd)

1. a solid having the form of a cylinder, esp. one with an elliptical, as opposed to a circular, cross section.
2. resembling a cylinder.
[1655–65; < Greek kylindroeidḗs cylinderlike. See cylinder, -oid]
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The superficial bundle originated anteriorly at the root of the zygomatic process of the maxilla through a strong cylindroid tendon and was inserted by expanded manner on the lateral side in the posterior half of the deep bundle above an aponeurosis, and in the postero-inferior region of the mandible ramus of the medial side.