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digitate

[dij-i-teyt] /ˈdɪdʒ ɪˌteɪt/
adjective
1.
Zoology. having digits or digitlike processes.
2.
Botany. having radiating divisions or leaflets resembling the fingers of a hand.
3.
like a digit or finger.
Also, digitated.
Origin
1655-1665
1655-65; < Latin digitātus. See digit, -ate1
Related forms
digitately, adverb
multidigitate, adjective
undigitated, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for digitately

digitate

/ˈdɪdʒɪˌteɪt/
adjective
1.
(of compound leaves) having the leaflets in the form of a spread hand
2.
(of animals) having digits or corresponding parts
Derived Forms
digitately, adverb
digitation, noun
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digitately in Medicine

digitate dig·i·tate (dĭj'ĭ-tāt') or dig·i·tat·ed (-tā'tĭd)
adj.

  1. Having a digit or digits.

  2. Having fingerlike processes or impressions.

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