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 (ăn′yə-lĭt, -lāt′) also an·nu·lat·ed (-lā′tĭd)
Having or consisting of rings or ringlike segments.

[Latin ānulātus, from ānulus, ring; see annulus.]
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(ˈænjʊlɪt; -ˌleɪt)
(Zoology) having, composed of, or marked with rings
[C19: from Latin ānulātus, from ānulus a ring]
ˈannuˌlated adj
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(ˈæn yə lɪt, -ˌleɪt)

formed of or having ringlike segments or bands.
[1820–30; < Latin]
an`nu•la′tion, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.annulate - shaped like a ringannulate - shaped like a ring      
rounded - curving and somewhat round in shape rather than jagged; "low rounded hills"; "rounded shoulders"
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Mitotic activity, annulate lamellae, invasion of the basal lamina of blood vessels at the Virchow-Robin space, and necrosis.
I had one nurse who was really grumpy, and I just didn't like having her (annulate me at all.
Morphologically, this genus can be differentiated from Lactarius by complete absence of zonate and glutinose caps, includes all annulate species and may contain species with veils and velvety caps (Buyck et al., 2008).
"I spent quite a bit of time reading the paper, " she writes, "and in doing so, I learned a few useful words, like annulate, epididymal, gonopore and nephridial."
Pronotal punctures appearing annulate; rim abrupt, depressed portion of punctures shallow, flat; color dorsally uniform ...
Lammiman, "Proliferation, differentiation and apoptosis in villous trophoblast at 13-41 weeks of gestation (including observations on annulate lamellae and nuclear pore complexes)," Placenta, vol.
9A), except for scattered DiI-positive strands that may correspond to annulate lamellae-containing subcompartments of the ER (Beckhelling et al., 2003).
Facia, genae and mandibles black, labrum reddish brown; eyes brown, ocelli pale yellow; base of antenna black, the other part lighter, with some annulate brown stripes.