Fusiform definitions

fyo͝o'zə-fôrm'
Tapering at each end; spindle-shaped.
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Rounded, broadest in the middle, and tapering toward each end; spindle-shaped.
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Tapering at each end; spindle-shaped.
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(chiefly botany, zoology) Shaped like a spindle with yarn spun on it; having round or roundish cross-section and tapering at each end.
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Origin of fusiform

From Latin fusus (“spindle”) + -iform.