nummiform


nummiform
shaped like a coin

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • nummiform — SYN: nummular …   Medical dictionary

  • nummiform — adj. nummular, shaped like a coin …   English contemporary dictionary

  • nummiform — num·mi·form …   English syllables

  • nummiform — ˈnəməˌfȯrm adjective Etymology: French nummiforme, from Latin nummus coin + French forme form : nummular …   Useful english dictionary

  • nummular — 1. Discoid or coin shaped; denoting the thick mucous or mucopurulent sputum in certain respiratory diseases, so called because of the disc shape assumed when it is flattened on the bottom of a sputum mug containing water or transparent… …   Medical dictionary

  • Shapes and Resemblance — This assortment of 370 adjectives all refer in some way to the form or shape of things. Some are more geometrically descriptive than others, while a number of terms refer to animal forms or shapes of obscure objects. Certain adjectives for shapes …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • nummary —   a. pertaining to coin.    ♦ nummiform, a. coin shaped …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • nummular(y) —   a. nummary; nummiform.    ♦ nummulite, n. coin like fossil shell …   Dictionary of difficult words


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