- marked with striae; furrowed; striped; streaked.
Origin of striated
[verb strahy-eyt; adjective strahy-it, -eyt]
- to mark with striae; furrow; stripe; streak.
Origin of striate
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Examples from the Web for striated
His striated eyeballs had a vitreous look; they were as hard as marbles.When Egypt Went Broke
The striated muscle is "the most perfect dynamo we know of" (Verworn).The Wonders of Life
Some species are striated, ribbed, or tuberculated, but the generality are smooth.A Conchological Manual
George Brettingham Sowerby
It is at first ovate or bell-shaped, then expanding; striated.
These muscles are not striated, as they are in the Arthropoda.
- marked with striae; striped
- (tr) to mark with striae
C17: from Latin striāre to make grooves, from stria
Word Origin and History for striated
1670s, from Modern Latin striatus, from Latin stria (see striation). Related: Striated; striating.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- To mark with striae or striations.
- Marked with striae; striped, grooved, or ridged.
- Consisting of a stria or striae.
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