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sulcate

[suhl-keyt] /ˈsʌl keɪt/
adjective
1.
having long, narrow grooves or channels, as plant stems, or being furrowed or cleft, as hoofs.
Also, sulcated.
Origin
1750-1760
1750-60; < Latin sulcātus (past participle of sulcāre to plow). See sulcus, -ate1
Related forms
sulcation, noun
multisulcate, adjective
multisulcated, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for sulcation

sulcate

/ˈsʌlkeɪt/
adjective
1.
(biology) marked with longitudinal parallel grooves: sulcate stems
Derived Forms
sulcation, noun
Word Origin
C18: via Latin sulcātus from sulcāre to plough, from sulcus a furrow
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sulcation in Medicine

sulcate sul·cate (sŭl'kāt')
adj.
Having narrow, deep grooves.

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