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multifid

[muhl-tuh-fid] /ˈmʌl tə fɪd/
adjective
1.
cleft into many parts, divisions, or lobes.
Origin
1745-1755
1745-55; < Latin multifidus divided into many parts. See multi-, -fid
Related forms
multifidly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for multifidly

multifid

/ˈmʌltɪfɪd/
adjective
1.
having or divided into many lobes or similar segments: a multifid leaf
Derived Forms
multifidly, adverb
Word Origin
C18: from Latin multifidus, from multus many + findere to split
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multifidly in Medicine

multifid mul·ti·fid (mŭl'tə-fĭd')
adj.
Divided into many clefts or segments.

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