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Related to cuneately: cuneate nucleus, external cuneate nucleus

cuneate

 [ku´ne-āt]
wedge-shaped.

cu·ne·ate

(kū'nē-āt),
Wedge-shaped.
[L. cuneus, wedge]

cuneate

/cu·ne·ate/ (ku´ne-āt) cuneiform.

cuneate

(kyo͞o′nē-ĭt, -āt′)
adj.
Wedge-shaped. Used especially to describe a leaf or petal base that is narrowly triangular.

cu′ne·ate′ly adv.

cuneate

[kyo̅o̅′nē·āt]
Etymology: L, cuneus, wedge
(of tissue) wedge-shaped, especially in relation to cells of the nervous system.

cu·ne·ate

(kyū'nē-āt)
Wedge-shaped.
[L. cuneus, wedge]

cuneate

(of leaves) wedge-shaped.

cuneate

; cuneiform wedge-shaped

cu·ne·ate

(kyū'nē-āt)
Wedge-shaped.
[L. cuneus, wedge]

cuneate

wedge-shaped.

cuneate tubercle
a slight elevation in the medulla oblongata indicating the position of the cuneate nucleus of the lemniscal system.