[uhm-bil-i-kit, -keyt or uhm-bil-i-key-tid]
- having the form of an umbilicus or navel.
- having an umbilicus.
Origin of umbilicate
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Examples from the Web for umbilicate
Sporangia plane, umbilicate, attached to the wall by an elastic cord.The Mushroom, Edible and Otherwise
M. E. Hard
Umbilicate: Having a central pit or depression (Fig. 143, f).The Elements of Bacteriological Technique
John William Henry Eyre
Umbilicate, depressed in the centre, like the ends of an apple; with a navel.The Elements of Botany
The latter is usually very short, almost completely concealed in the concavity of the umbilicate sporangium.
Sometimes they are umbilicate below, so that a vertical section would be obcordate.
- having an umbilicus or navel
- having a central depressionan umbilicate leaf
- shaped like a navel, as some bacterial colonies
- Having a central mark or depression resembling a navel.
- Having a navel.
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