Definition of physaliphorous in English:

physaliphorous

adjective

Pathology
  • Containing numerous vacuoles; specifically designating or relating to cells of notochordal origin.

Pronunciation

physaliphorous

/ˌfʌɪsəˈlɪf(ə)rəs/ /ˌfɪsəˈlɪf(ə)rəs/

Origin

1920s; earliest use found in The Lancet. From physaliphore + -ous; compare -phorous.