Definition of Setiform

1. a. Having the form or structure of setæ.



Definition of Setiform

1. Adjective. Having the shape or structure of setae. ¹

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Definition of Setiform

1. having the form of a seta [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Setiform

setbolt
setbolts
setdown
setdowns
setee
setees
setenant
setenants
setewale
setfoil
setfoils
sethera
sethood
sethoxydim
setiferous
setiform (current term)
setiger
setigerous
setiparous
setireme
setiremes
setlike
setline
setlines
setlist
setlists
setness
setnesses
setoff
setoffs

Literary usage of Setiform

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1. Botany by Geological Survey of California, William Henry Brewer, Sereno Watson, Asa Gray (1880)
"Stipules scarious or setiform. +- Petals conspicuous : styles distinct. ... Leaves ovate or oblong : stipules scarious. ceous : the setiform rigid stipules ..."

2. The British Flower Garden: Containing Coloured Figures and Descriptions of ...by Robert Sweet by Robert Sweet (1838)
"... from Canada to Carolina; and it appears to us to be fond of moisture, and to prefer a shady situation. near the point with 2 sharp setiform teeth ..."

3. Synopsis of the Neuroptera of North America: With a List of the South by Hermann August Hagen (1862)
"They are filiform (thread-like) when the shaft is of equal thickness throughout the length, fig. 8; setiform (bristle shaped), when it becomes thinner ..."

4. British Oribatidæ by Albert Davidson Michael (1888)
"Pseudo-stigmatic organs of moderate length, setiform, somewhat recurved. Interlamellar hairs long, setiform, directed forward almost horizontally. ..."

5. Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences by Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences (1900)
"... but is easily distinguished by the higher marginal plates, and especially by the slender setiform spinules of all the plates on the under side. ..."

6. Catalogue of the Fishes in the British Museum by Albert Carl Ludwig Gotthilf G√ľnther (1864)
"The pectoral spine is strong, extending to the middle of the ventral fin, and covered behind with setiform spines; the ventral fins extend somewhat behind ..."

7. Report on the Geological Survey of the State of Iowa: Embracing the Results by James Hall, Josiah Dwight Whitney (1858)
"The cardinal margin of the ventral valve presents a closely arranged row of tubular setiform spines, and several similar rows below this on the auriculate ..."

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