capituliform


capituliform
adj. [L. caput, head; forma, shape]
Having an enlarged terminal part, like a capitulum.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • capituliform — ca·pit·u·li·form …   English syllables

  • capituliform — lə̇ˌfȯrm adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary capituli (from New Latin capitulum) + form; probably originally formed as French capituliforme : resembling a capitulum …   Useful english dictionary

  • capituliform tooth — (MOLLUSCA) The broad, flat topped, outermost admedian on either side of the radula …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology


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