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catenulate


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Catenulate  \Ca*ten"u*late\,  a.  [L.  catenuia  dim.  of  catena 
  chain.] 
  1.  Consisting  of  little  links  or  chains. 
 
  2.  (Zo["o]l.)  Chainlike;  --  said  both  or  color  marks  and  of 
  indentations  when  arranged  like  the  links  of  a  chain,  as 
  on  shells,  etc 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  catenulate 
  adj  :  having  a  chainlike  form  "catenulate  bacterial  cell 
  colonies"  [syn:  {chainlike}] 
  v  :  arrange  in  a  series  of  rings  or  chains,  as  for  spores  [syn: 
  {catenate}] 




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