[trahy-rey-dee-it, -eyt or trahy-rey-dee-ey-tid]
- having three rays or raylike processes.
Origin of triradiate
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Examples from the Web for triradiate
Columella straight, with two or three triradiate verticils of horizontal lateral branches, which are inserted in the shell-wall.
The prepubic bones have a partially expanded fan-like form, and never show the triradiate shape, and are never anchylosed.Dragons of the Air
H. G. Seeley
Columella with five or six triradiate verticils of lateral branches.
Columella with four to six triradiate verticils, as long as the stout triangular pyramidal horn.
Columella with three or four triradiate verticils, as long as the slender pyramidal horn.
- biology having or consisting of three rays or radiating branches
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