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filiform

[′fil·ə‚fȯrm]
(biology)
Threadlike or filamentous.
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The spermatozoa of Riftia pachyptila and Lamellibrachia luymesi belong to the modified sperm category (sensu Franzen, 1956), being filiform cells characterized by an elongated, helical head and the absence of a true midpiece.
3A) and filiform ampullae of the ductus deferens without seminal fluid.
It forms six-sided, stepped, parallel-growth aggregates of thin acicular to filiform crystals; the longest individual needles reach 2 cm, with a thickness of up to 1 mm.
In contrast to this are the findings for insects, in particular those for the thoracal hairs of caterpillars of the cabbage moth Barathra brassicae, and on the cercal filiform sensilla of the cricket Gryllus bimaculatus.
In primary tumour, the surface component often presents with delicate filiform projections with secondary or tertiary hierarchical branching.
5 x 2 cm) leaflets with tector and glandular stipitate trichomes, which are of a sticky consistency in the fields, filiform bracts, calyx with cuspidate lobes, glandular trichomes stipitate, stamens with forward curved anthers and capsule linear striated.
This ensures the very best protection against corrosion and eliminates the possibility of filiform corrosion occurring from cut and machined edges of the aluminium.
Assessment of degree of blistering, rusting and cracking was done according to standard ISO 4628 (Part 2, 3, 4) [32] from time to time while the degree of filiform corrosion was assessed by ISO 4628 (Part 10) [32] at the end of exposure.
Congenital CS morphologic variants include the presence of a diverticulum, variations in shape including a wind sock-shape, filiform, varicoid or bifid CS and variations in its course such as a high-riding CS.
Antennae filiform, shorter or longer than head and pronotum together.
Filiform Corrosion Test (ASTM D2803): Scribed panels are placed in a corrosive atmosphere (salt spray for 4-24 hr) or immersed in a salt solution and are exposed to humidity (25[degrees]C and 85% RH).