- tu·ber·cu·la·tion, noun
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How to use tuberculate in a sentence
Specimens from the Caribbean lowlands are less tuberculate, and most individuals from there lack rugosities on the tarsus.
Dermal plates consisting typically of two layers, the superficial tuberculate, the inner bony with radiating lamellæ.A Guide to the Study of Fishes, Volume 1 (of 2) | David Starr Jordan
These specimens (KU 3833), a female with well-developed ova, and a tuberculate male, were near a sandbar in the main channel.Fishes of the Big Blue River Basin, Kansas | W. L. Minckley
tuberculate -ose: formed like a tubercle: a surface covered with tubercles.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology | John. B. Smith
Their outer surfaces are tuberculate; internally they commonly have a radiate fibrous structure.
British Dictionary definitions for tuberculate
covered with tubercles
- tuberculately, adverb
- tuberculation, noun
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