having the surface covered with irregular and slight elevations, giving a blistered appearance.
Anatomy. inflated; vaulted.
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How to use bullate in a sentence
Vesicular: More or less covered with minute vesicles due to gas formation; more minute than bullate.The Elements of Bacteriological Technique | John William Henry Eyre
The Labrum is always swollen and bullate, and though hollowed out, is never notched in the middle.A Monograph on the Sub-class Cirripedia (Volume 2 of 2) | Charles Darwin
Mouth: labrum considerably bullate, with the crest hairy and furnished with a few most minute teeth.A Monograph on the Sub-class Cirripedia (Volume 2 of 2) | Charles Darwin
The labrum is highly bullate, with a row of minute teeth on the crest, placed very close together in the middle.A Monograph on the Sub-class Cirripedia (Volume 1 of 2) | Charles Darwin
Labrum, moderately bullate, with the upper part not overhanging; no teeth on the crest.A Monograph on the Sub-class Cirripedia (Volume 1 of 2) | Charles Darwin
British Dictionary definitions for bullate
botany anatomy puckered or blistered in appearance: the bullate leaves of the primrose
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