catenulate


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

catenulate

(kəˈtɛnjʊˌleɪt; -lɪt)
adj
(Biology) (of certain spores) formed in a row or chain
[C19: from Latin catēnula, diminutive of catēna chain]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.catenulate - arrange in a series of rings or chains, as for spores
arrange, set up - put into a proper or systematic order; "arrange the books on the shelves in chronological order"
Adj.1.catenulate - having a chainlike form; "catenulate bacterial cell colonies"
formed - having or given a form or shape
References in periodicals archive ?
Caulocystidia 13.6-36 x 3-6.5 [mu]m, catenulate, clavate, cylindro-clavate, hyaline.
The conidiophore presents a broom branch, and the conidia themselves were catenulate and oval, 2.5~3.75 [micro]m x 2.5 ~ 3.0 [micro]m without forming chlamydospores.