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helicine hel·i·cine (hěl’ĭ-sēn’, hē’lĭ-)
Of or relating to a helix; helical.


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  • Helicline

    [hel-i-klahyn] /ˈhɛl ɪˌklaɪn/ noun 1. a curved ramp. /ˈhɛlɪˌklaɪn/ noun 1. (architect) a spiral-shaped ramp

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    [hel-i-koh-graf, -grahf] /ˈhɛl ɪ koʊˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf/ noun 1. an instrument for drawing helices. /ˈhɛlɪkəʊˌɡrɑːf; -ˌɡræf/ noun 1. an instrument for drawing spiral curves

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