They are spherical, oval, fusiform, or rod-like, and are always found in the cytoplasm, never in the cell-sap. They appear to be permanent organs of the cell, and are transmitted from one cell to another by division.
Shell fusiform, with elongated spire; margin of shell and mantle notched.
Foot narrow; dorsal papillae linear or fusiform, in several - series.
If the roots are examined numerous fusiform swellings are found upon the smaller rootlets.
(Cacoecia gallicolens), of the family Drepanulidae, causes the stem of a creeping plant, on the pith of which it apparently subsists, to swell up into a fusiform gall.'
Fl B C A v, rise to little fusiform parasites; with growth, these gradually assume the adult appearance.
Each fertile pinnule bore six, or rarely seven fusiform microsporangia, described as bilocular: not improbably each may represent a synangium.
Rods or rodlets: slightly or more considerably elongated cells which are cylindrical, biscuit-shaped or somewhat fusiform.