headlike


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having a protuberance that resembles a head

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Nowhere concerned with likeness, mimetic or otherwise, the cluster of vertical planks is nonetheless characterized by an undeniable anthropomorphism, bearing headlike orbs that focus the display.
From Seeing Summer is a large, headlike or globelike form with a mix of green, pink, white and yellow hues and a tubular top layer (that suggests an Easter bonnet, intestines, a nest .
Close morphological study revealed that both flower perianths, staminate (campanulate) and pistillate (urceollate), as well the inflorescences in headlike cymes, show affinity with Pisonia.
The doctor removed the headlike mass with as little damage as possible to Hikari's brain, and closed the opening.
Both a fish and a tineid moth with fake headlike color patterns near the tail take their species name, beeblebroxi, from the intergalactic gadabout Zaphod Beeblebrox, who had two heads, in The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (1980, Douglas Adams, Harmony Books).