scalpriform


scalpriform
/skal"preuh fawrm'/, adj.
chisel-shaped, as the incisors of certain rodents.
[1820-30; < L scalpri- (comb. form of scalprum; see SCALPEL) + -FORM]

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  • Scalpriform — Scal pri*form, a. [L. scalprum chisel, knife + form.] (Anat.) Shaped like a chisel; as, the scalpriform incisors of rodents. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • scalpriform — adj. resembling a chisel, having the shape of a chisel …   English contemporary dictionary

  • scalpriform — scal·pri·form …   English syllables

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