piriform

Pear-shaped. SYN: pyriform. [L. pirum, pear, + forma, form]

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pir·i·form or pyr·i·form 'pir-ə-.fȯrm adj
1) having the form of a pear
2) of or relating to the piriform lobe <the \piriform cortex>

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pir·i·form (pirґĭ-form) [L. pirum a pear + form] pear-shaped.

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