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Fusiform may refer to:

  • Fusiform, having a spindle-like shape that is wide in the middle and tapers at both ends
    • Fusiform neuron, a spindle-shaped neuron, tapering at both ends
    • Fusiform cell, a cell in botany, or other plant structure is spindle-like and tapers at both ends
    • Fusiform, a body shape common to many aquatic animals, characterized by being tapered at both the head and the tail
    • Fusiform, a classification of aneurysm
    • Fusiform muscle, where the fibres run parallel along the length of the muscle
    • Fusiform gyrus, part of the temporal lobe of the brain
    • Fusiform face area, a part of the human visual system which seems to specialize in facial recognition

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