Definitions for "Fusiform"
Keywords:  spindle, tapers, fusus, whale, shape
Shaped like a spindle; shaped like a cylinder that tapers at each end; as, a fusiform root; a fusiform cell.
The overall profile of the shell, where the shape is drawn out into a high spire or a long siphonal canal, or both.
thick, but tapering at both ends.--------------------Y-Z
Keywords:  widening, elongated
Elongated widening.