Definition of Cuboidal

1. Adjective. Shaped like a cube.

Exact synonyms: Cube-shaped, Cubelike, Cubical, Cubiform, Cuboid
Similar to: Cubic, Three-dimensional
Derivative terms: Cube, Cube, Cube, Cube, Cube



Definition of Cuboidal

1. a. Cuboid.

Definition of Cuboidal

1. Adjective. Resembling a cube ¹

2. Adjective. (geometry) Of, pertaining to, or having the shape of a cuboid ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cuboidal

1. cuboid [adj] - See also: cuboid

Lexicographical Neighbors of Cuboidal

cubitus
cubitus valgus
cubitus varus
cubituses
cubless
cublike
cuboargyrite
cuboctahedra
cuboctahedral
cuboctahedric
cuboctahedron
cuboctahedrons
cuboctohedral
cuboid
cuboid bone
cuboidal (current term)
cuboidal articular surface of calcaneus
cuboidal cell
cuboidal epithelial cell
cuboidal epithelium
cuboideonavicular joint
cuboideonavicular ligaments
cuboidodigital reflex
cuboids
cubomedusa
cubomedusan
cubooctahedra
cubooctahedral
cubooctahedron
cubooctahedrons

Literary usage of Cuboidal

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

1. Manual of Tree Diseases by William Howard Rankin (1918)
"cuboidal WOOD-ROT Caused by Polyporus borealis Fries This heartwood-rot does not seem to occur abundantly, since but little mention of it is found in ..."

2. A Practical Treatise on Ophthalmology by Lawrance Webster Fox (1920)
"The retina is also developed from the primary optic vesicle, the posterior or outer layer becoming reduced in thickness, and its cells assuming a cuboidal ..."

3. The School Manual of Geology by Joseph Beete Jukes (1863)
"This form of jointing may be termed prismatic, as tending to the production of prisms, while the ordinary kind may be called " cuboidal," as tending to the ..."

4. A Practical Treatise on Diseases of the Skin: For the Use of Students and by James Nevins Hyde, Frank Hugh Montgomery (1897)
"It is lined with a delicate hyaline cuticle (discovered by Reynold), beneath which is a double layer of cuboidal epithelium. Externally is a membrana ..."

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