reniform

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin renes "kidneys", and -form.[1]

Adjective[edit]

reniform (not comparable)

  1. Shaped like a kidney; having a circular or roughly circular shape with a notch.[2][1]
  2. (botany, of leaves) Shaped like a kidney, with the petiole attached at the notch.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "reniform." The American Heritage Dictionary. Bartleby.com 10 Apr. 2007. <http://www.bartleby.com/61/16/R0151600.html>.
  2. ^ "reniform." Dictionary.com Unabridged (v 1.1). Random House, Inc. 10 Apr. 2007. <http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/reniform>.

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