vermiform

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vermiform

[′vər·mə‚fȯrm]
(biology)
Wormlike; resembling a worm.
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In charge 3 of modified cast iron, we have obtained graphite vermicular separations in a greater concentration (>75%), but also graphite nodular separations, both being type 5 (0.
They led him to the back, up a vermicular staircase, past a tinkling fountain, to the girl's room.
Quizas solo el apendice vermicular, residuo de los intestinos de los ancestros de hace miles y miles de anos, que no tiene ya funcion practica alguna; pero sirve muy bien, cuando se infecta y se hinchan para que cirujanos con desmedida aficion al cuchillo rajen el vientre del paciente y cobren bien por ello.
Lutitas de Macanal, se muestreo un paquete de arcillolitas laminadas carbonosas que presentan: A) Venas de pirita+carbonatos (dolomita-calcita)+clorita (de aspecto vermicular y formando un agregado tabular en el contacto vena-roca caja) (Figura 4A), y B) Venas de carbonatos (dolomita-calcita-ankerita)+pirita+clorita (de aspecto vermicular, en agregados fibrosos hacia el contacto vena-roca caja (Figura 4B).
Hallam Tennyson comments that, while at Cambridge, his father held the opinion that the "'development of the human body might possibly be traced from the radiated, vermicular, molluscous and vertebrate organisms'" (Memoir, 1:44).
The engine features four valves per cylinder, 90 [degrees] bank angle with 90 mm between bore centers and a vermicular graphite cast iron block (Audi claims this material is 15% lighter than cast iron--resulting in an overall dressed weight of just 498.
It is this spherical graphite shape that gives ductile iron its higher strength compared to gray or vermicular and compacted graphite irons, as well as the ability to appreciably elongate before fracture.
This overlies iron-silica and manganese pans that incorporate vermicular and nodular forms and also changes in composition with depth from dominantly manganiferous to ferruginous.