scrobiculate


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scro·bic·u·late

 (skrō-bĭk′yə-lĭt, -lāt′)
adj. Biology
Marked with many shallow depressions, grooves, or pits.

[Latin scrobiculus, diminutive of scrobis, trench; see sker- in Indo-European roots + -ate.]

scrobiculate

(skrəʊˈbɪkjʊlɪt; -ˌleɪt) or

scrobiculated

adj
(Biology) biology having a surface covered with small round pits or grooves
[C19: from Latin scrobiculus diminutive of scrobis a ditch]