ensiform


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ensiform

[′en·sə‚fȯrm]
(biology)
Sword-shaped.
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Descamps' (1978) key to the Ophthalmolampini leads unambiguously to the Nautiae; the 8 tibial spines and ensiform antennae of the specimen lead to his couplet 30, which indicates either Nautia or Drypetacris.
Stylomere 2: Elongate, regularly curved, with one long straight, acute, ensiform seta on inner side, no seta on outer margin (Fig.
These trichomes are ensiform with acuminate tips, but a few