vallate

[ val-eyt ]
/ ˈvæl eɪt /

adjective

bordered by a ridge, raised edge, or the like.

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Origin of vallate

1875–80; <Late Latin vallātus (past participle of vallāre to surround, border with a wall, rampart), equivalent to vall(um) rampart, wall + -ātus-ate1
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Medical definitions for vallate

vallate
[ vălāt ]

adj.

Surrounded with a wall or elevation; cupped.
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