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División en sílabas: fu·si·form
Pronunciación: /ˈfyo͞ozəˌfôrm

Definición de fusiform en inglés:


Botany & Zoology
Tapering at both ends; spindle-shaped.
Example sentences
  • The bodies of catsharks are fusiform (cylindrical, tapering at the ends) to slightly depressed.
  • Labellar papillae show greater diversity, and may be conical, obpyriform, villiform, fusiform or clavate.
  • The most conspicuous features of these elongate fusiform actinopterygians consist of one or two rows of anamestic supraorbital bones, a mosaic of suborbitals, and the presence of two rows of extrascapulars in one species.


mid 18th century: from Latin fusus 'spindle' + -iform.

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