triradiate

or tri·ra·di·at·ed

[trahy-rey-dee-it, -eyt or trahy-rey-dee-ey-tid]
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adjective

having three rays or raylike processes.

Origin of triradiate

1840–50; tri- + radiate (adj.)
Related formstri·ra·di·ate·ly, adverb
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triradiate

adjective

biology having or consisting of three rays or radiating branches
Derived Formstriradiately, adverb
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