moniliform[mō nil′ə fôrm′, mə-]
moniliform definition by Webster's New World
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shaped somewhat like a string of beads; specif., consisting of, or having, a series of alternate swellings and constrictions, as some plants stems and some insect antennae
Origin: ; from Classical Latin monile (gen. monilis), necklace ; from Indo-European base an unverified form mono-, neck (from source mane) plush -form
moniliform definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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Resembling a string of beads, as the roots of certain plants or the antennae of certain insects.
Origin: Latin monīle, necklace + -form.
- mo·nilˈi·formˌly adverb
moniliform - Medical Definition
Shaped like a string of beads.