Derived forms of dimidiatedimidiation, noun
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The calyptra (fig. 24) is half-cleft (dimidiate) and very hairy.An Elementary Text-book of the Microscope|John William Griffith
To dimidiate two coats of arms, the dexter half of one shield was conjoined to the sinister half of the other.A Complete Guide to Heraldry|Arthur Charles Fox-Davies
Dimidiate -us: halved; extending half way around; applied to elytra when they cover only half the abdomen.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology|John. B. Smith
The stem is wanting, and the cap is shelving, dimidiate, reniform or suborbicular.
Dimidiate, halved, said of a sessile pileus semi-circular in form and attached by the plane edge directly to the wood.