vermiform


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ver·mi·form

 (vûr′mə-fôrm′)
adj.
Having the shape of a worm.

vermiform

(ˈvɜːmɪˌfɔːm)
adj
resembling a worm

ver•mi•form

(ˈvɜr məˌfɔrm)

adj.
resembling a worm in shape; long and slender.
[1720–30; < Medieval Latin vermiformis. See vermi-, -form]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.vermiform - resembling a wormvermiform - resembling a worm; long and thin and cylindrical
formed - having or given a form or shape
Translations

ver·mi·form

a. vermiforme, que tiene la apariencia de un gusano.
References in classic literature ?
The larvae of insects, whether adapted to the most diverse and active habits, or quite inactive, being fed by their parents or placed in the midst of proper nutriment, yet nearly all pass through a similar worm-like stage of development; but in some few cases, as in that of Aphis, if we look to the admirable drawings by Professor Huxley of the development of this insect, we see no trace of the vermiform stage.
The stem at one extremity is truncate, but at the other is terminated by a vermiform fleshy appendage.
The Pentastomida are a peculiar group of gonochoric, vermiform endoparasites, currently classified as a unique phylum, related to branchiuran crustaceans (3).
The position of the vermiform appendix at laparoscopy.
The position of the vermiform appendix as ascertained by an analysis of 10,000 cases.
A comparison of some quantitative methods of extracting small vermiform nematodes from soil.
vermiform appendix could also be used instead of the small intestine.
In nonmarine settings it is often attributed to small arthropods, nematodes, or other vermiform animals (Walker 1985; Metz 1987; Pickerill and Peel 1991; Buatois et al.
chocolata examined had a vermiform structure called pseudopenis and a continuous vas deferens, followed by 19% females with ovicapsules aborted in the lumen of the capsule gland, corresponding to the last grade in the scale of Rodriguez et al.
The management of primary adenocarcinoma of the vermiform appendix.