adj. [L. cortex, bark; forma, shape]
Sculptured or textured like bark.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • Corticiform — Cor*tic i*form (k?r t?s ? f?rm), a. [L. cortex, corticis, bark + form: cf. F. corticiforme.] Resembling, or having the form of, bark or rind. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • corticiform — corticiform, a. rare. (kɔːˈtɪsɪfɔːm) [f. as prec. + form. In mod.F. corticiforme.] Having the form of bark; bark like. in Webster; and in mod. Dicts …   Useful english dictionary

  • cortex —   n. outer part, rind; grey matter of the brain.    ♦ corticate, corticose, corticous, a. having cortex or bark.    ♦ corticiferous, a. forming cortex or bark.    ♦ corticiform, a. like bark …   Dictionary of difficult words

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