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 (kăr′ə-nāt′, -nĭt) also car·i·nat·ed (-nā′tĭd)
Shaped like or having a carina or keel; ridged.


(ˈkærɪˌneɪt) or


(Biology) biology having a keel or ridge; shaped like a keel
[C17: from Latin carīnāre to furnish with a keel or shell, from carīna keel]
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Noun1.carinate - birds having keeled breastbones for attachment of flight musclescarinate - birds having keeled breastbones for attachment of flight muscles
bird - warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
keel - the median ridge on the breastbone of birds that fly
flightless bird, ratite, ratite bird - flightless birds having flat breastbones lacking a keel for attachment of flight muscles: ostriches; cassowaries; emus; moas; rheas; kiwis; elephant birds
Adj.1.carinate - having a ridge or shaped like a ridge or suggesting the keel of a ship; "a carinate sepal"
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This species differs from Pissonotus, however, in the carination of the head, and the lack of a pair of symmetrical processes on the ventral margin of the opening of the male pygofer, and coloration pattern, which are diagnostic for this genus.
Broadly grooved lines occur in a band below the rim, with grooved lines and pendant festoons below the carination.
They displayed various kind of plants at their stalls including Petunia, Pensy, Mesembry, Marigold, Carination, Statice, Phlyx and Allysum.
General anatomy follows Hjelle (1990) and Sissom (1990), trichobothria follows Vachon (1974), carination follows Prendini (2001b), and hemispermatophore follows reinterpretation of the character system in Buthidae, to be described fully elsewhere.