valleculate

/veuh lek"yeuh layt', -lit/, adj.
having a vallecula or valleculae.
[VALLECUL(A) + -ATE1]

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  • valleculate — val·lec·u·late …   English syllables

  • valleculate — /vəˈlɛkjəleɪt/ (say vuh lekyuhlayt) adjective having a vallecula or valleculae. {vallecul(a) + ate1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • valleculate — lə̇t, ˌlāt adjective Etymology: New Latin vallecula + English ate : having valleculae * * * /veuh lek yeuh layt , lit/, adj. having a vallecula or valleculae. [VALLECUL(A) + ATE1] * * * vallecˈular or vallecˈulate …   Useful english dictionary

  • vallecular —   a. pertaining to or like a groove.    ♦ valleculate, a. bearing grooves …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • vallecula — n. (pl. valleculae) Anat. & Bot. a groove or furrow. Derivatives: vallecular adj. valleculate adj. Etymology: LL, dimin. of L vallis valley …   Useful english dictionary

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