trapeziform


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tra·pe·zi·form

 (trə-pē′zə-fôrm′)
adj.
Shaped like a trapezium: a trapeziform thorax.
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trapeziform

(trəˈpiːzɪˌfɔːm)
adj
(Mathematics) rare shaped like a trapezium: a trapeziform part.
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