1. Resembling a four-poster bed. 2. SYN: c. process. [G. kline, bed, + eidos, resemblance]

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cli·noid (klĭґnoid) [Gr. klinē bed + -oid] resembling a bed; bed-shaped, as the clinoid processes (from their fancied resemblance to bedposts). See entries beginning processus clinoideus.

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