Spoon-shaped. [L. cochleare, spoon, + forma, form]

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co·chle·ar·i·form -'ar-ə-.fȯrm adj shaped like a spoon

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coch·le·ar·i·form (kok″le-arґĭ-form) [L. cochleare spoon + form] shaped like a spoon.

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