Definition of vermiform in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈvərməˌfôrm/


chiefly Zoology or Anatomy
Resembling or having the form of a worm.
Example sentences
  • We have presented two models for the origin of the body wall musculature in vermiform bilaterians.
  • Another phylum, the Pogonophora, are also vermiform animals with a trochophore larva.
  • This mode of establishing the mesodermal musculature likely has occurred in small vermiform organisms.

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Syllabification: ver·mi·form

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