Fusiform



[fyoo-zuh-fawrm] /ˈfyu zəˌfɔrm/

adjective
1.
spindle-shaped; rounded and tapering from the middle toward each end, as some roots.
/ˈfjuːzɪˌfɔːm/
adjective
1.
elongated and tapering at both ends; spindle-shaped
adj.

“spindle-shaped,” 1746, from Latin fusus “spindle” (see fuse (n.)) + -form.

fusiform fu·si·form (fyōō’zə-fôrm’)
adj.
Tapering at each end; spindle-shaped.

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