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Resembling a petal.
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(Biology) biology resembling a petal, esp in shape: the petaloid pattern on a sea urchin.
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(ˈpɛt lˌɔɪd)

resembling a petal.
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Adj.1.petaloid - resembling a flower petal
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For the composites with 20% 329, the petaloid 329 phases can be found, as shown in Figure 2(b).
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broad petaloid adaxial crests and lack adaxial crest in Phalocallis).
Briefly, angiographic CME was graded as 0 = no visible macular edema; +1 = edema without clear-cut cystoids spaces, +2 = edema with clearly evident cystoid spaces, and +3 = petaloid edema with cystoid edema.
Mobilink Foundation set up an ICT Lab at Petaloid Secondary School and Girls College KahnaNau Lahore.
This can be confirmed with fundus fluorescein angiography (FFA) showing classic petaloid pattern of leakage, which is considered to be the gold standard for diagnosis.
A ring of flat petals supports a cascade of slender petaloid bracts.