scalariform

scalariform

[skuh-lar-uh-fawrm]
adjective Biology.

Origin:
1830–40; < Neo-Latin scālāriformis. See scalar, -form

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scalariform (skəˈlærɪˌfɔːm)
 
adj
biology resembling a ladder: a scalariform cell
 
[C19: from New Latin scālāriformis from Latin scālāris of a ladder + -form]

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