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cancellate


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cancellate  \Can"cel*late\,  a.  [L.  cancellatus  p.  p.  of 
  cancellare,  See  {Cancel},  v.  t.] 
  1.  (Bot.)  Consisting  of  a  network  of  veins,  without 
  intermediate  parenchyma,  as  the  leaves  of  certain  plants; 
  latticelike. 
 
  2.  (Zo["o]l.)  Having  the  surface  coveres  with  raised  lines, 
  crossing  at  right  angles. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cancellate 
  adj  1:  (botany)  having  a  latticelike  structure  pierced  with  holes 
  or  windows  [syn:  {cancellated},  {clathrate}] 
  2:  (anatomy)  having  an  open  or  latticed  or  porous  structure 
  [syn:  {cancellated},  {cancellous}] 




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