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striated

[strahy-ey-tid] /ˈstraɪ eɪ tɪd/
adjective
1.
marked with striae; furrowed; striped; streaked.
Origin
1640-1650
1640-50; striate + -ed2
Related forms
substriated, adjective
unstriated, adjective

striate

[v. strahy-eyt; adj. strahy-it, -eyt] /v. ˈstraɪ eɪt; adj. ˈstraɪ ɪt, -eɪt/
verb (used with object), striated, striating.
1.
to mark with striae; furrow; stripe; streak.
adjective
2.
Origin
1660-70; < Latin striātus furrowed, fluted, equivalent to stri(a) (see stria) + -ātus -ate1
Related forms
multistriate, adjective
substriate, adjective
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Examples from the web for striated
  • Their shells vary from simple tubes and spheres to elaborate, multi-chambered spirals and long, striated pods.
  • Both the cross-striated and smooth muscles, with the exception of a few that are of ectodermal origin, arise from the mesoderm.
  • Each has a striated border next the lumen of the tube, its inner part is granular and its outer portion vertically striated.
  • The muscular tissue consists of two layers of non-striated muscle, longitudinal and transverse.
  • Snow had fallen in the night, throwing into sharp relief the striated flanks of nearby plateaus.
  • Aorta is thick, with the meaty, striated layers of the tissue that characterizes muscle.
  • Her criticism is striated with details of personal struggles as well as clear and calm examinations of the day's icons.
British Dictionary definitions for striated

striate

adjective (ˈstraɪɪt)
1.
marked with striae; striped
verb (ˈstraɪeɪt)
2.
(transitive) to mark with striae
Word Origin
C17: from Latin striāre to make grooves, from stria
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Word Origin and History for striated

striate

v.

1670s, from Modern Latin striatus, from Latin stria (see striation). Related: Striated; striating.

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striated in Medicine

striate stri·ate (strī'āt')
v. stri·at·ed, stri·at·ing, stri·ates
To mark with striae or striations. adj. or stri·at·ed (-ā'tĭd)

  1. Marked with striae; striped, grooved, or ridged.

  2. Consisting of a stria or striae.

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