Definition of moniliform in English:

moniliform

Line breaks: mo¦nili|form
Pronunciation: /məˈnɪlɪfɔːm
 
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adjective

Zoology & Botany
  • Resembling a string of beads.
    More example sentences
    • Faint brown septate hyphae and moniliform fungal elements were found in the granuloma.
    • Finally, all representatives of section Polystachya examined were found to possess multicellular, uniseriate, moniliform trichomes that fragment to form unicellular units.
    • Clusters range from limited moniliform series of beadlike chambers to irregularly intergrown or adnate chambers with long exaulos tubes.

Origin

early 19th century: from French moniliforme or modern Latin moniliformis, from Latin monile 'necklace' + -iform.

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