noun, plural ca·ri·nas, ca·ri·nae [kuh-rahy-nee, -ree-] /kəˈraɪ ni, -ˈri-/.
- carinate abdomen,
Origin of carina
Examples from the Web for carinal
The crests for the carinal depressor muscle are barely developed.
Terga with the basal points narrow, and the carinal angle produced.
The carinal margin is more or less convex, and is formed by upturned lines of growth: the scutal margin is broadly inflected.
The lines of growth obscurely indicate a tendency to the formation of a slight "occludent ledge" along the carinal margin.
Finally, the basal half of the carinal margin, runs in the same line with the basal margin of the scuta.