Definition of Claviform

1. a. Club- shaped; clavate.



Definition of Claviform

1. Adjective. Club-shaped ¹

2. Adjective. Nail-shaped ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Claviform

1. [adj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Claviform

clavicula
clavicular
clavicular branch of thoracoacromial artery
clavicular facet
clavicular notch of sternum
clavicular part of pectoralis major muscle
clavicular percussion
claviculus
clavie
clavier
clavierist
clavieristic
clavierists
claviers
clavies
claviform (current term)
claviger
clavigerous
clavigers
clavinet
clavinets
clavipectoral fascia
clavis
clavula
clavulae
clavulanate
clavulanates
clavulanic
clavulanic acid
clavulanic acids

Literary usage of Claviform

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. On the Alternation of Generations; Or The Propagation and Development of by Johannes Japetus Sm. Steenstrup (1845)
"... now considering are the claviform polypes (Coryne) and the forms allied to them. These animals have afforded much ground for speculation to naturalists, ..."

2. The English Cyclopaedia by Charles Knight (1870)
"... claviform, with scattered filiform tentáculo. ... claviform. with a single verticil of filiform tentacles surrounding the base of a ..."

3. The British Noctuae and Their Varieties by James William Tutt (1892)
"which the upper and lower edges of the claviform occasionally extend outwards in the form of two curved black lines is very remarkable, ..."

4. The Danish Expedition to Siam, 1899-1900. II. Echinoidea (I) by Theodor Mortensen (1904)
"... or claviform ones, have no head, but three enormous glands on the stalk, which is short and thick, consisting of many rods irregularly connected by ..."

5. A Natural History of the British Lepidoptera: A Text-book for Students and by James William Tutt (1902)
"The ambiguous reference to a • claviform ' spot seems to have no ... The figures have a lead-coloured or bluish claviform spot close to the base of ..."

6. The Canadian Entomologist by Entomological Society of Canada (1863-1871), Entomological Society of Canada (1951- ), Entomological Society of Ontario (1908)
"... claviform obliquely elliptical, cut by the submedian fold ; orbicular small, rounded, cut by a brown dot on its outer side ; reniform a narrow yellow ..."

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