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biforate

[bahy-fawr-eyt, -fohr-, bahy-fuh-reyt, bif-uh-] /baɪˈfɔr eɪt, -ˈfoʊr-, ˈbaɪ fəˌreɪt, ˈbɪf ə-/
adjective, Biology
1.
having two pores or perforations.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45; bi-1 + Latin forātus perforated, past participle of forāre to bore
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British Dictionary definitions for biforate

biforate

/ˈbaɪfəˌreɪt/
adjective
1.
(biology) having two openings, pores, or perforations
Word Origin
C19: from New Latin biforātus, from bi-1 + forāre to pierce
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biforate in Medicine

biforate bi·fo·rate (bī-fôr'āt')
adj.
Having two openings.

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