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English definition of “fusiform”

fusiform

adjective     /ˈfjuː.zɪ.fɔːm/ US  /ˈfjuː.zɪˌfɔrm/ specialized
used to describe a body part that is wide in the middle and narrow at each endSubstances and structures in the body
(Definition of fusiform adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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