Definition of Tubelike

1. Adjective. Constituting a tube; having hollow tubes (as for the passage of fluids).

Exact synonyms: Cannular, Tube-shaped, Tubular, Vasiform
Similar to: Hollow
Derivative terms: Cannula, Tube



Definition of Tubelike

1. Adjective. Resembling a tube, especially in shape ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tubelike

1. resembling a tube [adj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Tubelike

tube top
tube tops
tube well
tube wrench
tubectomy
tubed
tubed flap
tubed pedicle flap
tubeform
tubeful
tubefuls
tubelength mechanical
tubelength optical
tubeless
tubeless tire
tubelike (current term)
tubenose
tubenoses
tuber
tuber anterius
tuber calcanei
tuber calcis
tuber cinereum
tuber cochleae
tuber corporis callosi
tuber dorsale
tuber frontale
tuber ischiadicum
tuber maxillae
tuber of ischium

Literary usage of Tubelike

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

1. Essentials of Biology Presented in Problems: By George William Hunter by George William Hunter (1911)
"In a longitudinal section a series of tubelike structures may be found within the central cylinder. These structures are cells which have grown The end of a ..."

2. Mosquito Life: The Habits and Life Cycles of the Known Mosquitoes of the by Evelyn Groesbeeck Mitchell, James William Dupree (1907)
"Breathing tube almost wanting, not tubelike. ... Long thoracic tufts reduced to slender, long-plumose hairs 2 Breathing tube well developed, tubelike. ..."

3. Elements of Biology: A Practical Text-book Correlating Botany, Zoology, and by George William Hunter (1907)
"In a longitudinal section a series of tubelike structures may be found within the central cylinder. These structures are, in fact, cells which have- grown ..."

4. Mosquito Life: The Habits and Life Cycles of the Known Mosquitoes of the by Evelyn Groesbeeck Mitchell, James William Dupree (1907)
"Breathing tube almost wanting, not tubelike. Palmate tufts on abdominal segments ... Breathing tube well developed, tubelike. Long thoracic tufts present or ..."

5. Monographic Medicine by William Robie Patten Emerson, Guido Guerrini, William Brown, Wendell Christopher Phillips, John Whitridge Williams, John Appleton Swett, Hans Günther, Mario Mariotti, Hugh Grant Rowell (1916)
"... to degeneration of newly formed glia tissue, either of a true tumor (glioma) or of simple hyperplasia (gliosis), giving rise to tubelike cavities with ..."

6. College zoology by Robert William Hegner (1918)
"No oral groove nor mouth occurs, but a number of tubelike tentacles extend out through the cuticle. ..."

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