What does Bifid mean?

Bifid meaning in General Dictionary

Cleft towards middle or a little beyond the center opening with a cleft split by a linear sinus with right margins

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  • divided in to two lobes
  • Cleft into center or somewhat beyond the center; opening with a cleft; divided by a linear sinus, with straight margins.

Bifid meaning in Medical Dictionary

Split in two.


Bifid meaning in Etymology Dictionary

"split in 2 equal components," 1660s, from Latin bifidus "divided in to two parts," from bi- (see bi-) + stem of findere "to split" (see fissure).


Bifid meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) Cleft to your center or slightly beyond the center; opening with a cleft; divided by a linear sinus, with straight margins.


Sentence Examples with the word Bifid

A characteristic, comparable in value to that presented by the pygidial shield of Arachnida, is the frequent development of a pair of long appendages by the penultimate somite, which with the telson form a trifid, or, when that is small, a bifid termination to the body.

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