most helicoidal

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helicoid   (hěl'ĭ-koid', hē'lĭ-)  Pronunciation Key 
Adjective   Arranged in or having the approximate shape of a flattened coil or spiral curve.

Noun   A surface in the form of a coil or screw. A helicoid is generated mathematically by rotating a plane or twisted curve about an axis at a fixed rate and simultaneously translating it in the direction of the line of axis, also at a fixed rate.
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