sulcate

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sul·cate

 (sŭl′kāt′)
adj. Biology
Having narrow, deep furrows or grooves, as a stem or tissue.

[Latin sulcātus, past participle of sulcāre, to furrow, from sulcus, furrow.]

sulcate

(ˈsʌlkeɪt)
adj
(Biology) biology marked with longitudinal parallel grooves: sulcate stems.
[C18: via Latin sulcātus from sulcāre to plough, from sulcus a furrow]
sulˈcation n

sul•cate

(ˈsʌl keɪt)

also sul′cat•ed,



adj.
having long, narrow grooves, as plant stems, or being furrowed or cleft, as hoofs.
[1750–60; < Latin sulcātus, past participle of sulcāre to plow. See sulcus, -ate1]
sul•ca′tion, n.
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Adj.1.sulcate - having deep narrow furrows or grooves