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 (ăn′yə-lĭt, -lāt′) also an·nu·lat·ed (-lā′tĭd)
Having or consisting of rings or ringlike segments.

[Latin ānulātus, from ānulus, ring; see annulus.]


(ˈænjʊlɪt; -ˌleɪt)
(Zoology) having, composed of, or marked with rings
[C19: from Latin ānulātus, from ānulus a ring]
ˈannuˌlated adj


(ˈæn yə lɪt, -ˌleɪt)

formed of or having ringlike segments or bands.
[1820–30; < Latin]
an`nu•la′tion, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.annulate - shaped like a ringannulate - shaped like a ring      
rounded - curving and somewhat round in shape rather than jagged; "low rounded hills"; "rounded shoulders"
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I particularly enjoyed his comment on the pores found in annulate lamellae: These structures, found in the cytoplasm, consist of stacks of membranes that share the morphology of the nuclear envelope in that they contain pores.
Legs: Forelegs reddish brown, with very faintly suggested darker annulations on fore femur and indication of single irregular pale annulation on basal portion of fore tibia, middle and hind femur and tibia uniform medium brown, faintly annulate with dark yellow in male, extreme apices black.
thin exine with many folds and annulate pores, may be related to this