adeniform

adeniform
\\əˈdenəˌfȯrm, -ēn-\ adjective
Etymology: aden- + -iform
: like a gland

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adeniform, a.
(əˈdɛnɪfɔːm, ˈædɪnɪfɔːm)
[ad. mod.L. adeni-formis, f. aden + -form.]
Having the form or appearance of a gland; adenoid.
Mayne Exp. Lex.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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