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 (to͝o-bûr′kyə-lĭt, tyo͝o-) also tu·ber·cu·lat·ed (-lā′tĭd)
1. Having or affected with tubercles.
2. Tubercular.

tu·ber′cu·la′tion n.


(tjʊˈbɜːkjʊlɪt) or


(Biology) covered with tubercles
tuˈberculately adv
tuˌbercuˈlation n


(tʊˈbɜr kyə lɪt, -ˌleɪt, tyʊ-)

1. Also, tu•ber′cu•lat`ed. having tubercles.
[1775–85; < New Latin tūberculātus=tūbercul(um) tubercle + -ātus -ate1]
tu•ber`cu•la′tion, n.
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Adj.1.tuberculate - covered with tuberclestuberculate - covered with tubercles    


Relating to or afflicted with tuberculosis:
consumptive (no longer in scientific use), phthisic (no longer in scientific use), phthisical (no longer in scientific use), tubercular, tuberculous.
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The life cycle, population dynamics and productivity of Melanoides tuberculate (Muller, 1774) (Gastropoda: Prosobranchia: Thiaridae) in Hong Kong.
The species of Triplophysa have a distinct sexual dimorphism: male on both sides of the head posses tubercle-bearing elevated skin, and a thick tuberculate pad on the dorsal surfaces of the broadened and widened pectoral-fin rays (Zhu, 1989).
The shape of the pronotum is of subsigmoide aspect laterally, reminiscent of the mantids of Toxodera Serville, 1837, an Old World genus, and by the tuberculate dorsum of pronotum and abdominal foliaceous extensions and other characters described above by this author.
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Identification and mapping of molecular markers linked to the tuberculate fruit gene in the cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.
PVC and high-density polyethylene (HDPE) pipe resist typical aging effects because they do not rust, rot, corrode, tuberculate, or support biological growth, and they resist the adherence of scale and deposits.
The shapes include supplemental tuberculate conical compound odontoma complex odontoma.
Rudimentary or dysmorphic are the terms used to describe teeth of abnormal shape and smaller size, including conical, tuberculate, and molariform teeth [6,10].
Bacteria with the potential to fix nitrogen have been discovered growing endosymbiotically within tuberculate roots of ectomycorrhizal plants (Izumi et al.
Supernumerary teeth in the primary dentition are usually normal (supplemental) or sometimes conical in shape while in the permanent dentition they have a greater variety of forms (conical, tuberculate, molariform etc.