cylindroid

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cylindroid cyl·in·droid (sĭl'ən-droid')
n.

  1. A cylindrical surface or solid all of whose sections perpendicular to the elements are elliptical.

  2. A mucous thread with pointed or split ends, observed microscopically in the urine, and resembling a urinary cast.

adj.
Resembling a cylinder.
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