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stigmatic

[stig-mat-ik] /stɪgˈmæt ɪk/
adjective
1.
Also, stigmatical. pertaining to a stigma, mark, spot, or the like.
2.
Botany. pertaining to or having the character of a stigma.
3.
Optics. converging to a point; anastigmatic.
noun
4.
a person marked with supernatural stigmata.
Origin
1585-1595
1585-95; < Medieval Latin stigmaticus, equivalent to stigmat- (stem of stigma stigma) + -icus -ic
Related forms
stigmatically, adverb
stigmaticalness, noun
pseudostigmatic, adjective
unstigmatic, adjective
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Examples for stigmatic
  • stigmatic wax bands present near both spiracles, anterior band directed dorsally, filamentous wax confined to stigmatic areas.
  • At anthesis several stigmatic styles emerge and can remain receptive for up to three months.
British Dictionary definitions for stigmatic

stigmatic

/stɪɡˈmætɪk/
adjective
1.
relating to or having a stigma or stigmata
2.
another word for anastigmatic
noun
3.
(mainly RC Church) a person marked with the stigmata
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Word Origin and History for stigmatic
adj.

c.1600, from Medieval Latin stigmaticus, from Greek stigmat- (see stigma).

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stigmatic in Medicine

stigmatic stig·mat·ic (stĭg-māt'ĭk)
adj.
Relating to or marked by a stigma.

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