Definition of Muriform

1. a. Resembling courses of bricks or stones in squareness and regular arrangement; as, a muriform variety of cellular tissue.



Definition of Muriform

1. Adjective. (botany) Resembling courses of bricks or stones in squareness and regular arrangement. ¹

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Definition of Muriform

1. with cells arranged like bricks in a wall [adj]

Medical Definition of Muriform

1. Resembling courses of bricks or stones in squareness and regular arrangement; as, a muriform variety of cellular tissue. Origin: L. Murus a wall. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Muriform

muriatic
muriatic acid
muriaticum
muriatiferous
muricate
muricated
murices
muricidal
muricide
muricoid
muriculate
murid
muridae
muride
murids
muriform (current term)
murine
murine acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
murine hepatitis
murine leprosy
murine leukaemia
murine leukaemia virus
murine sarcoma virus
murine typhus
murines
muring
muringer
muringers
murk
murked

Literary usage of Muriform

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1. A Manual of British Lichens: Containing Descriptions of All the Species and by William Mudd (1861)
"... 8 spored ; spores somewhat ovate, or oblongo-ventricose, the extremities more or less attenuated, irregularly muriform-multilocular, ..."

2. Genera Lichenum: An Arrangement of the North American Lichens by Edward Tuckerman (1872)
"... a single species; — C. flaccidum offering, in a word, as will be seen below, unmistakable exhibitions of both the acicular and the muriform spore-types. ..."

3. Letters on the Diseases of Plants by Nathan Augustus Cobb (1904)
"The Alternaria was in all respects 4-celled, not muriform. of the same form as that just ... of the orange an(Ji l1 j 6 to 7 celled, muriform. shown in Fig. ..."

4. British Fungus-flora: A Classified Text-book of Mycology by George. Massee (1895)
"If the spores are truly muriform at maturity, the present species would form the type of a new genus, which, following custom, would be called ..."

5. A Synopsis of the North American Lichens by Edward Tuckerman (1888)
"Spores ellipsoid, muriform-multilocular, 14-28 by 8-14 mic., ... Spores ovoid-oblong, 4-6-locular, sub-muriform, the middle cells being more or less divided ..."

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