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rhomboid

1. a parallelogram having adjacent sides of unequal length
2. having such a shape

rhomboid

[′räm‚bȯid]
(mathematics)
A parallelogram whose adjacent sides are not equal.
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Dark lateral stripe interrupted, not in contact with caudal-peduncle spot; caudal-peduncle spot rhomboidal and extended on to middle caudal-fin rays; eight-12 pored lateral-line scales; four scales between lateral line and anal-fin origin; three or four scales between lateral line and pelvic fins; ten-eleven predorsal scales; ii, 9 dorsal-fin rays; anal-fin with 18-20 branched rays; pectoral fins with eleven branched rays; males with bony hooks on all fins-rays H.
2004) indicated that in the Wroclaw region a rhomboidal trough, called the Wroclaw Basin, occurs, its long axis being oriented NW-SE.
6 mm, short and small, flat, short ligulate, rounded and dentate at the apex; hyaline cells broadly rhomboidal, often divided, without fibrils and pores, or rarely fibrillose and porose in the upper cells.
Valves of aedeagus (Figs 23, 92: 3D, 4D): dorsal valve broad, stout, tubular shape, distal third internally concave and slightly broader, apical lower margin irregularly pointed in dorsal view, distal margin about middle exhibits a small ridge giving the appearance of two lobes; ventral valve rhomboidal shape.
These prisms are oblong, tetragonal rhomboidal (see the crystallographic table entry no.
54) times depth; subcircular to rhomboidal in cross section near origin of ventral skin fold, width 1.
Natural light is funnelled into the entrance hall through a tapering, rhomboidal shaft and the side walls of the church are clad in long strips of translucent and clear glass.
This "winglet" is built on a rhomboidal profile, which includes at the basis (next to the fuselage) a rectangular core.
This constellation was defined by the French astronomer Nicolas-Louis de Lacaille (1713-62), who adopted Reticulum to honour the eyepiece with rhomboidal crosshairs which he used to measure star positions while at the Cape of Good Hope in 1752.
5) A similar procedure is the Limberg flap, which uses a rhomboidal excision and movement of a flap into the cleft.
The rhomboidal furrows on the back of the neck are easily recognised but poorly explained.