from The Century Dictionary.

  • Resembling a cylinder; cylindroid.


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  • A short cylindroidal form of cell makes up columnar epithelium, seen typically in the cells covering the villi of the duodenum (Figure V.).

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  • For this work, chemical engineer Forbes and colleagues invented a special three-dimensional cylindroidal "laboratory tumor" device about the size of the period at the end of this sentence.

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