cochleariform

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin cochveare ‘spoon’ + -form.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kɒklɪˈɛːrɪfɔːm/

Adjective[edit]

cochleariform (comparative more cochleariform, superlative most cochleariform)

  1. spoon-shaped
    • 2005: The floor of this canal bulges laterally to form a spoon-shaped hook, the cochleariform process. — Andras Csillag, Atlas of the Sensory Organs (Humana 2005, p. 5)