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pyriform

Saltos de línea: pyri|form
Pronunciación: /ˈpɪrɪfɔːm
 
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(also piriform)

Definición de pyriform en inglés:

adjetivo

Anatomy & Biology
Pear-shaped: the pyriform fossa
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The bolus passes from the vallecula into the piriform sinuses, before entering the esophagus.
  • In normal persons, small amounts of food are commonly retained in the valleculae or pyriform sinus after swallowing.
  • A pocket was dissected over the piriform aperture.

Origen

mid 18th century: from modern Latin pyriformis, from pyrum (misspelling of pirum 'pear') + -iform.

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