subvermiform

vermiform

[vur-muh-fawrm]
adjective
resembling a worm in shape; long and slender.

Origin:
1720–30; < Medieval Latin vermiformis. See vermi-, -form

subvermiform, adjective
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vermiform (ˈvɜːmɪˌfɔːm)
 
adj
resembling a worm

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vermiform
"worm-shaped," 1730, from Mod.L. vermiformis, from L. vermis "worm" (see worm) + forma "form" (see form).
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vermiform ver·mi·form (vûr'mə-fôrm')
adj.
Resembling or having the long, thin, cylindrical shape of a worm.

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