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 (dĭj′ĭ-tāt′) also dig·i·tat·ed (-tā′tĭd)
1. Having digits or fingerlike projections.
2. Botany Having distinct parts arising from a common point or center; palmate.

dig′i·tate′ly adv.


(ˈdɪdʒɪˌteɪt) or


1. (Botany) (of compound leaves) having the leaflets in the form of a spread hand
2. (Anatomy) (of animals) having digits or corresponding parts
ˈdigiˌtately adv
ˌdigiˈtation n


(ˈdɪdʒ ɪˌteɪt)

also dig′i•tat`ed,

(of an animal) having digits or digitlike processes.
[1655–65; < Latin digitātus. See digit, -ate1]
dig′i•tate`ly, adv.
dig`i•ta′tion, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.digitate - resembling a finger; "digitate leaves of the horse chestnut"
fingered - having or resembling a finger or fingers; often used in combination; "the fingered roots of giant trees"; "rosy-fingered"; "three-fingered cartoon characters"
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Dermatoses affecting the skin exhibit various morphologies such as annular, arcuate, discoid, polycyclic, reticulate, target, confluent, guttate, stellate, digitate, linear, whorled, etc.
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Thoracic notopodial post-chaetal lobes digitate to triangular, from chaetiger 1 as small papillae (Fig.
Dorsal and ventral cirri are digitate throughout the body.
5) Johanna Haberer, Digitate Theologie; Gott und die Medienrevolution der Gegenwart (Munich: Kosel-Verlag, 2015).
TUV Rheinland (2016); "Aktuelle Breitbandverfugbarkeit in Deutschland, (Stand Mitte 2016), Erhebung des TUV Rheinland im Auftrag des Bundesministeriums fur Verkehr und digitate Infrastruktur (BMVI)".
Leaves opposite, rarely verticillate or alternate, composite, 2-3-foliolate, ternate, pinnate, bipinnate or digitate, rarely simple, entire, crenate or serrate, venation pinnatinerved to palmatinerved; in lianas terminal leaflet can be substituted by tendril (simple, bifid, trifid or multifid).
10) with uncus trapezoidal, posterior margin emarginated medially, with a digitate process and an elongate, distally-curved, apically-obtuse process posteriolaterally; socius elongate, slender, as long as valva, setose dorsally; V-shaped ridge at junction between uncus and tegumen.
Digitate keratosis is a clinical finding that can be either acquired or inherited and is present in several disorders of keratinization, including multiple minute digitate hyperkeratosis (MMDH), lichen spinulosus, phrynoderma, spiny keratoderma, arsenical keratosis, multiple filiform verrucae, postirradiation digitate keratosis, trichodysplasia spinulosa, and hyperkeratotic spicules (1).
These include: common warts (verruca vulgaris) flat warts (verruca plana) filiform or digitate warts genital warts (venereal warts condyloma acuminatum verruca acuminata) mosaic warts plantar warts periungual warts plantar warts (verruca plantaris).