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cribriform


cribriform


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cribriform  \Crib"ri*form\  (kr?b"r?f?rm),  a.  [L.  cribrum  sieve  + 
  -form:  cf  F.  cribriforme.] 
  Resembling,  or  having  the  form  of  a  sieve;  pierced  with 
  holes;  as  the  cribriform  plate  of  the  ethmoid  bone;  a 
  cribriform  compress. 
 
  {Cribriform  cells}  (Bot.),  those  which  have  here  and  there 
  oblique  or  transverse  sieve  plates,  or  places  perforated 
  with  many  holes.