bulboid

Bulb-shaped. [bulbo- + G. eidos, resemblance]

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bul·boid (bulґboid) shaped like a bulb; called also bulbiform.

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  • bulboid — bulbo|i̱d, in fachspr. Fügungen: bulbo|i̱des oder bulbo|i̱de|us, ...i̱dea, ...i̱de|um [↑Bulbus u. ↑...id]: zwiebelförmig (von Organen, Körperteilen oder Anschwellungen gesagt); z. B. in der Fügung ↑Corpuscula bulboidea …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • bulboid — bul|bo|id <zu ↑...oid> zwiebelförmig, knollig (Med.) …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • Bulboid corpuscle — Infobox Anatomy Name = Bulboid corpuscle Latin = c. bulboideum GraySubject = 233 GrayPage = 1060 Caption = End bulb of Krause. Caption2 = System = Precursor = MeshName = MeshNumber = DorlandsPre = c 56 DorlandsSuf = 12261351 The bulboid… …   Wikipedia

  • bulboid corpuscle — Krause end bulb …   Medical dictionary

  • corpuscle — 1. A small mass or body. 2. A blood cell. SYN: corpusculum. [L. corpusculum, dim. of corpus, body] amnionic c. SYN: corpus amylaceum. amylaceous c., amyloid c. SYN: corpus amylaceum. articular corpuscles …   Medical dictionary

  • Cutaneous receptor — A cutaneous receptor is a type of sensory receptor found in the dermis or epidermis. They are a part of the somatosensory system. Cutaneous receptors include e.g. cutaneous mechanoreceptors, nociceptors (pain) and thermoreceptors (temperature).… …   Wikipedia

  • Tactile corpuscles of Grandry — Infobox Anatomy Name = PAGENAME Latin = c. bulboideum GraySubject = 233 GrayPage = 1060 Caption = Caption2 = System = Precursor = MeshName = MeshNumber = DorlandsPre = c 56 DorlandsSuf = 12261351 The tactile corpuscles of Grandry (or bulboid… …   Wikipedia

  • bulb — 1. Any globular or fusiform structure. SYN: bulbus [TA]. 2. A short, vertical underground stem of plants, such as onion and garlic. [L. bulbus, a bulbous root] aortic b. [TA] the dilated first part of the aorta containing the aort …   Medical dictionary

  • bulbous — bul·bous bəl bəs adj resembling a bulb esp. in roundness or the gross enlargement of a part <the bulbous expansion at the base of a hair> * * * bul·bous (bulґbəs) 1. bulbar. 2. bulboid. 3. bearing or arising from a bulb …   Medical dictionary

  • bulbiform — bulbi|fọrm, in fachspr. Fügungen: bulbifọrmis, ...me [zu ↑Bulbus u. lat. formabulbiform= Gestalt, Form]: = bulboid …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

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