vermiform


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vermiform

[′vər·mə‚fȯrm]
(biology)
Wormlike; resembling a worm.
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In one infected crab (#53, see Table 1), long, thin, ameboid stages of the parasite morphologically similar to the vermiform plasmodia described previously (Shields & Squyars 2000) were seen after 355 days postchallenge and these increased in frequency until the death of the host at 378 days (Fig.
This is owing to the fact that the surface hardness of the cured resin is higher than EG, which is supposed to be very soft owing to the vermiform shape with a porous structure.
On the exploration, the hernial sac revealed a gangrenous vermiform appendix and the diagnosis of Amyand's hernia was made.
Ki-ras gene mutations are invariably present in low-grade mucinous tumors of the vermiform appendix.
Multifocal pale, variably translucent, curvilinear to vermiform opacities were observed in the medial and ventral peripheral regions of the retina OD, consistent with focal retinitis.
An exploratory laparotomy revealed thickening of the proximal vermiform appendix extending to the cecum, with mesenteric adenopathy.
Acorn worms (Enteropneusta), a solitary class of hemichordates, are marine vermiform invertebrates that generally live concealed in burrows (Hyman, 1959).
Adenocarcinoma of the vermiform appendix: Retrospective study and literature review.
At that point and depth, it lies at the base of the vermiform appendix (2) (Fig.