Examples from literature
- A puncture with a sharp-edged, pointed knife leaves a fusiform or spindle-shaped wound.
- Antennae elongate, with a fusiform club much hooked at the extremity.
- Some were fusiform, others wedge-shaped, and others irregularly oblong.
- The finger becomes the seat of a swelling, which is more evident on the dorsal aspect, and, according to the distribution and extent of the disease, it is acorn-shaped, fusiform, or cylindrical.