palmation


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palmation

(păl-mā′shən, päl-, pä-mā′-)
n.
1. The state of being palmate.
2.
a. A palmate structure or form.
b. A division or part of a palmate structure.
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We describe the variation and age-related changes in antler and brow palm form, number of points on both main and brow palms, maximum spread, height and width of palmations, distance between innermost points on the brow palms, and shaft circumference.
He had everything--long top tines with palmation below, spectacular bez, deep double shovels, and wide main beams.
In 2009, at 3 1/2, Moose grew into a 125-class 10-pointer with a few kickers and no palmation.
A mountain caribou will weigh 600 pounds and the mass of their main beams and palmation on the tops of their horns is unbelievable.
While woodland antlers don't have long, sweeping beams and huge spreads, they often have lots of mass, good palmation, and multiple points on each side.
Then we got a glimpse of what seemed a genuine monster with incredible palmation.
Top palmation is relatively rare, but back points are not uncommon.
Its rack was both wide and high, and the heavy tops featured a good number of points and some palmation.