stipitiform

stipitiform

[stip-i-tuh-fawrm]
adjective
having the form of a stipe.

Origin:
1855–60; stipit- (see stipitate) + -i- + -form

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stipes (ˈstaɪpiːz)
 
n , pl stipites
1.  the second maxillary segment in insects and crustaceans
2.  the eyestalk of a crab or similar crustacean
3.  any similar stemlike structure
 
[C18: from Latin; see stipe]
 
stipiform
 
adj
 
stipitiform
 
adj

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