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vallate

[val-eyt] /ˈvæl eɪt/
adjective
1.
bordered by a ridge, raised edge, or the like.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80; < Late Latin vallātus (past participle of vallāre to surround, border with a wall, rampart), equivalent to vall(um) rampart, wall + -ātus -ate1
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  • Additional buds are situated in the vallate papillae that form irregular rows on each side of the caudal part of the torus.
vallate in Medicine

vallate val·late (vāl'āt)
adj.
Surrounded with a wall or an elevation; cupped.

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