[ suhl-keyt ]
/ ˈsʌl keɪt /
having long, narrow grooves or channels, as plant stems, or being furrowed or cleft, as hoofs.
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Origin of sulcate
OTHER WORDS FROM sulcatesul·ca·tion, nounmul·ti·sul·cate, adjectivemul·ti·sul·cat·ed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for sulcation
/ (ˈsʌlkeɪt) /
biology marked with longitudinal parallel groovessulcate stems
Derived forms of sulcatesulcation, noun
Word Origin for sulcate
C18: via Latin sulcātus from sulcāre to plough, from sulcus a furrow
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Medical definitions for sulcation
[ sŭl′kāt′ ]
Having narrow, deep grooves.
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