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Definition of Fusiform

Fusiform: Formed like a spindle: wider in the middle and tapering toward the ends. For example, a fusiform aneurysm is a vascular outpouching that is shaped like a spindle.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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Last Editorial Review: 3/19/2012

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