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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.
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(tjʊˈbɜːkjʊlɪt) or


(Biology) covered with tubercles
tuˈberculately adv
tuˌbercuˈlation n
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(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    
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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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Influence of temperature and spawning effort on Haliotis tuberculate mortalities caused by Vibrio harveyi: an example of emerging vibriosis linked to global warming.
Clavier (1992) evaluated the relationship of sperm concentrations per unit volume of sea water to fertilization rate for the ormer (Haliotis tuberculate), a species that shares a similar depth distribution with pinto abalone (0-20 m).
Nitrogen fixation associated with Suillus tomentosus tuberculate ectomycorrhizae on Pinus contorta var.
ST can be classified on the basis of the morphology (conical, tuberculate, supplemental, and odontomes), location (mesiodens, paramolar, distomolar, and parapremolar), position (buccal, palatal, and transverse), and orientation (vertical or normal, inverted, transverse, or horizontal).
Patients' age, gender, systemic condition, number of supernumerary teeth, unilateral-bilateral presence, anatomical localization (maxilla, mandible, anterior-premolar-molar, mesiodens, parapremolar-paramolar-distomolar), shape (rudimentary, supplemental, tuberculate, odontoma), position (palatal, lingual, buccal, labial, midline), and shortest distance between the most exterior part of the supernumerary tooth and the inner layer of neighboring cortical plate, as well as complications due to supernumerary tooth, were assessed.
The life cycle, population dynamics and productivity of Melanoides tuberculate (Muller, 1774) (Gastropoda: Prosobranchia: Thiaridae) in Hong Kong.Journal of Zoology, 208(1), 37-53.
Dirsh decribes the integument as being strongly tuberculate, and his diagnosis emphasizes the presence of a fastigial furrow and a short epiphallus.
Basidiocarp resupinate, adnate, effused, up to 170 [micro]m thick in section; hymenial surface smooth to tuberculate, grayish white when fresh, orange white to pale orange on drying; margins thinning, byssoid, paler concolorous, to indeterminate.
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.