restiform

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restiform (ˈrɛstɪˌfɔːm)
 
adj
(esp of bundles of nerve fibres) shaped like a cord or rope; cordlike
 
[C19: from New Latin restiformis, from Latin restis a rope + forma shape]

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restiform res·ti·form (rěs'tə-fôrm')
adj.
Having the shape of a rope; ropelike.

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