scyphiform


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scyphiform

(ˈsaɪfɪˌfɔːm)
adj
shaped like a cup or goblet: a scyphiform cell.
[C19: from Greek skuphos cup + -form]
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In female genitalia, it is readily distinguishable from other species by a short scyphiform antrum.
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