[an-yuh-lit, -leyt or an-yuh-ley-tid]
- formed of ringlike segments, as an annelid worm.
- having rings or ringlike bands.
Origin of annulate
1820–30; < Latin annulātus, variant of ānulātus ringed, equivalent to ānul(us) ring + -ātus -ate1
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Historical Examples of annulation
There is very little appearance of annulation of the stem, and no evidence of the "stem increasing in diameter distally."
- the formation of rings
- a ringlike formation or part
- having, composed of, or marked with rings
Word Origin for annulate
C19: from Latin ānulātus, from ānulus a ring
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