A term to describe the morphology of certain types of bacteria, indicating a spindle or cigar shape; reflective in the genus Fusobacterium.
Thick but tapering towards both ends.
Spindle-shaped, i.e., is circular in cross-section and tapering at both ends.
Referring to muscles which are shaped like a spindle, with a wider middle section which becomes narrower at each end.
Spindle-shaped, tapering at both ends.
Tapering at both ends; spindle-shaped.