Definition of Riblike

1. Adjective. Resembling a rib.

Similar to: Ribbed



Definition of Riblike

1. Adjective. Resembling, or functioning like, a rib. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Riblike

1. resembling a rib [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Riblike

ribibes
ribible
ribibles
ribier
ribiers
ribin
ribins
ribitol
ribityl
ribityls
ribless
riblet
riblets
riblike (current term)
ribo-
ribo-2-hexulose
riboadenine
riboflavin
riboflavin-5-sodium phosphate
riboflavin 5'-phosphate
riboflavin deficiency
riboflavin kinase
riboflavin permease
riboflavin synthase
riboflavin unit
riboflavinoid
riboflavins
ribofuranose

Literary usage of Riblike

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1. An Illustrated and Descriptive Catalogue of Recent Bivalve Shells by Sylvanus Charles Thorp Hanley, William Wood (1856)
"Obovate, brownish, sometimes prettily dotted at the apices, turgid, with concentric reflected lamellar riblike striae, which are more prominent on the ..."

2. Reports ... 2d Series by International Labour Office, United States Tariff Commission (1915)
""The concentric bands are more riblike and are each ornamented only by one row of spine bases, while the shell is more drawn out longitudinally. ..."

3. Bulletins of American Paleontology by Cornell University, Paleontological Research Institution (1895)
"The four whorls remaining on the specimen are sculptured by faint spiral cords or threads and axial growth lines, the latter almost riblike on the upper ..."

4. A Manual of the Anatomy of Vertebrated Animals by Thomas Henry Huxley (1895)
"riblike cartilaginous rods appear in the first, second, and, more or fewer, of the succeeding, visceral arches in all but the lowest Vertebrata. ..."

5. A Manual of Palaeontology for the Use of Students with a General by Henry Alleyne Nicholson, Richard Lydekker (1889)
"... and not projecting beyond the level of the upper limit of the calyx; and 'hey are situated between riblike processes of the upper margin of the cup, ..."

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