Patelliform Definition

pə-tĕlə-fôrm
adjective
Shaped like a shallow pan or dish.
The patelliform shell of the limpet.
American Heritage Medicine
Having the form of a flattened cone.
Webster's New World
Having the shape of a limpet shell.
Webster's New World
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Origin of Patelliform

  • Latin patella small plate, pan patella –form

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Latin patella (“shallow dish") + -form

    From Wiktionary

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