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baculiform

[buh-kyoo-luh-fawrm, bak-yuh-] /bəˈkyu ləˌfɔrm, ˈbæk yə-/
adjective, Biology
1.
having the shape of a rod; rod-shaped.
Origin
< Latin bacul(um) walking stick, staff + -i- + -form
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baculiform

/bəˈkjuːlɪˌfɔːm; ˈbækjuː-/
adjective
1.
(biology) shaped like a rod: baculiform fungal spores
Word Origin
C19: from baculi-, from Latin baculum walking stick + - form
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