[moh-nil-uh-fawrm] /moʊˈnɪl əˌfɔrm/
Botany, Zoology. consisting of or characterized by a series of beadlike swellings alternating with contractions, as certain roots or stems.
resembling a string of beads in shape.
(biology) shaped like a string of beads: moniliform fungi
moniliform mo·nil·i·form (mə-nĭl’ə-fôrm’)
Shaped like a string of beads.
- Moniliform hair
moniliform hair n. See monilethrix.
Moniliformis Mo·nil·i·for·mis (mə-nĭl’ə-fôr’mĭs) n. A genus of acanthocephalan worms, including a species, M. moniliformis, that is normally found in rats and is a rare parasite in humans.
[mon-ish] /ˈmɒn ɪʃ/ verb (used with object), Archaic. 1. to admonish.
moniliid mo·nil·i·id (mə-nĭl’ē-ĭd) n. A skin condition characterized by minute macular or papular lesions, occurring as an allergic reaction to infection with a fungus of the genus Candida.