Definition of Phylliform

1. Adjective. Having the shape of a leaf.

Similar to: Formed



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Phylliform

phylaxises
phyle
phyles
phyleses
phylesis
phylesises
phyletic
phyletic shift
phyletically
phyletics
phylic
phyllanthocin
phyllaries
phyllary
phyllichnium
phylliform (current term)
phyllite
phyllites
phyllitic
phyllo
phyllo-
phyllo pastry
phyllobranchia
phyllobranchiae
phylloclad
phylloclades
phyllocladia
phyllocladium
phyllocyanin

Literary usage of Phylliform

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1. Transactions of the Geological Society of London by Geological Society of London (1856)
"The saddles terminate in equal divisions, the lobules being more or less phylliform. Locality, Pondicherry. A connecting link between the ..."

2. Geological Magazine by Henry Woodward (1894)
"They are characterized by the phylliform cells of the septa, and probably by the absence of any calcareous ..."

3. Maryland Geological Survey by Maryland Geological Survey (1916)
"The first six saddles have broad phylliform bases and the first five are bifid on both sides, being equally divided by a small median lobe, ..."

4. Elements of Physiophilosophy by Lorenz Oken (1847)
"... Cephalopoda phylliform or fin-shaped. The external character common to the whole class is the cylindrical body, unto which may be aptly conjoined the ..."

5. The Jordan Valley and Petra by William Libbey, Franklin Evans Hoskins (1905)
"Appendix second lateral saddles to be subcircular and entire, and the corresponding lobes to be slightly phylliform. The other specimen is a silicified ..."

6. Reports Dealing with the Systematic Geology and Paleontology of Maryland by Maryland Geological Survey (1916)
"The first six saddles have broad phylliform bases and the first five are bifid on both sides, being equally divided by a small median lobe, ..."

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