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explanate

[eks-pluh-neyt, eks-pley-neyt] /ˈɛks pləˌneɪt, ɛksˈpleɪ neɪt/
adjective, Botany, Zoology
1.
flattened; spread out.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50; < Latin explānātus, past participle of explānāre to explain; see -ate1
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Examples for explanate
  • Pronotum wide, narrowly explanate laterally, without any impressions or furrows.
  • Pronotum wide and short, broadly explanate laterally, without any impressions.
  • Pronotum subquadrate, widely explanate laterally, with basal transverse and longitudinal impressions.
  • Elytra broadly oval, broadly explanate laterally, with well developed humeral calli.
  • Pronotum more or less flat, narrowly explanate laterally, without any impressions.
  • Pronotum convex with narrowly explanate lateral margin, without any impressions or furrows.
  • Pronotum wide, short and convex, lateral margin narrowly explanate.
  • Pronotum wide, flat widely explanate laterally, without any impressions basally.
  • Pronotum without basal transverse or longitudinal impressions, narrowly explanate laterally.
  • Pronotum wide and short, lateral margin narrowly explanate.

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