Definition of Spongoid

1. a. Resembling sponge; like sponge.



Definition of Spongoid

1. Adjective. Resembling sponge. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Spongoid

1. resembling a sponge [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spongoid

spongiolite
spongiolites
spongiologist
spongiologists
spongiopilin
spongiose
spongiosis
spongiositis
spongious
spongiozoa
spongistatin
spongoblast
spongoblasts
spongocoel
spongocoels
spongoid (current term)
spongs
spongy
spongy body of penis
spongy bone
spongy degeneration
spongy degeneration of infancy
spongy parenchyma
spongy part of the male urethra
spongy spot
spongy substance
spongy urethra
sponsal
sponsee
sponsees

Literary usage of Spongoid

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1. The Principles of Midwifery: Including the Diseases of Women and Children by John Burns (1843)
"The uterus is more frequently affected with spongoid tumour than is supposed, many cases of that disease passing for cancer. This is a tight, ..."

2. A Practical Treatise on the Diseases Peculiar to Women: Illustrated by Cases by Samuel Ashwell (1855)
"... it may, and probably ought, in almost every instance, to be removed by ligature, or by any more suitable method. spongoid TUMOR, OR FUNGUS ..."

3. American Journal of Dental Science by American Society of Dental Surgeons (1875)
"spongoid.—In the Dental Miscellany Dr. JA Kimball, notices this new absorbent as follows : " Not having seen any reference to this article, ..."

4. Medical Lexicon: A Dictionary of Medical Science : Containing a Concise by Robley Dunglison (1868)
"SPONGY, spongoid—s. Tissue, see Bone. SPONSA SOLIS, ' spouse of the sun,' Calendula officinalis. ..."

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