Tuberculate Tu*ber"cu*late, Tuberculated Tu*ber"cu*la`ted, a. [NL. tuberculatus: cf. F. tubercul['e].] Tubercled; tubercular. [1913 Webster]

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  • tuberculate — [to͞o bʉr′kyo͞olit, tə bʉr′kyo͞olit, tə bʉr′kyəlit, to͞o bʉr′kyo͞olāt΄ tə bʉr′kyo͞olāt΄] adj. [ModL tuberculatus: see TUBERCLE & ATE1] 1. having or characterized by a tubercle or tubercles: also tuberculated 2. TUBERCULAR tuberculation n …   English World dictionary

  • tuberculate — adjective see tuberculated …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • tuberculate — with tubercles …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • tuberculate — tuberculose adj …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • tuberculate — tuberculation, n. /too berr kyeuh lit, layt , tyoo /, adj. 1. Also, tuberculated, tuberculose. having tubercles. 2. tubercular. [1775 85; < NL tuberculatus, equiv. to tubercul(um) TUBERCLE + atus ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • tuberculate — adjective a) Having tubercles b) Tubercular …   Wiktionary

  • tuberculate — (Order Isopoda): Bearing knoblike or wartlike prominences or tubercles [Kensley and Schotte, 1989] …   Crustacea glossary

  • tuberculate — tu·ber·cu·late (too burґku lāt″) having tubercles; called also tuberculated …   Medical dictionary

  • tuberculate — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Relating to or afflicted with tuberculosis: consumptive (no longer in scientific use), phthisic (no longer in scientific use), phthisical (no longer in scientific use), tubercular, tuberculous. See HEALTH …   English dictionary for students

  • tuberculate — adj. having tubercles, having small rounded protrusions; of tubercular legions; of or related to tuberculosis …   English contemporary dictionary