Shield-shaped. SYN: scutate. [L. scutum, shield, + forma, form]

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scu·ti·form (skuґtĭ-form) [scutum + form] shaped like a shield; called also thyroid.

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  • Scutiform — Scu ti*form, a. [L. scutum shield + form: cf. F. scutiforme.] Shield shaped; scutate. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • scutiform — SCUTIFÓRM, Ă adj. în formă de scut. (< lat. scutiformis) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

  • scutiform — [skyo͞ot′ə fôrm΄] adj. [ModL scutiformis < L scutum, a shield (see SCUTUM) + formis, FORM] shaped like a shield; scutate …   English World dictionary

  • scutiform — adj. [L. scutum, shield; forma, shape] In the shape of a shield; peltate …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • scutiform — /skyooh teuh fawrm /, adj. shield shaped. Also, scutelliform /skyooh tel euh fawrm /. [1650 60; < NL scutiformis. See SCUTUM, I , FORM] * * * …   Universalium

  • scutiform — adjective Having the shape of a shield; scutate …   Wiktionary

  • scutiform — shaped like a shield Shapes and Resemblance …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • scutiform — adj. shaped like a shield …   English contemporary dictionary

  • scutiform — scu·ti·form …   English syllables

  • scutiform — /ˈskutəfɔm/ (say skoohtuhfawm) adjective shield shaped. {New Latin scūtiformis, from Latin scūti shield + formis form} …   Australian English dictionary

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