Dimidiate - definition of dimidiate by The Free Dictionary
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1. divided in halves
2. (Biology) biology rare having one of two sides or parts less developed than the other: dimidiate antlers.
(Heraldry) (tr) heraldry to halve (two bearings) so that they can be represented on the same shield
[C17: from Latin dīmidiāre to halve, from dīmidius half, from dis- apart + medius middle]
Past participle: dimidiated
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Comparison of the life tables and predation rates of Harmonia dimidiate
(F.) (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) fed on Aphis gossypii Glover (Hemiptera: Aphididae) at different temperatures.
2008), with several basic shapes (corticoid, cyphelloid, clavarioid, dimidiate
, effused-reflex and pileatestipitate), being commonly recognized among different taxa (Corner 1968, Clemencon 1997).
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