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quadrate

 [kwod´rāt]
square or squared.

qua·drate

(kwah'drāt),
Having four equal sides; square.
[L. quadratus, square]

quadrate

/quad·rate/ (kwod´rāt) square or squared.

quadrate

(kwŏd′rāt′, -rĭt)
n.
1.
a. A square or cube.
b. An approximately square or cubic area, space, or object.
2. Zoology A bone or cartilaginous structure of the skull, joining the upper and lower jaws in birds, fish, reptiles, and amphibians.
adj.
1. Having four sides and four angles; square or rectangular.
2. Zoology Of or being the quadrate bone or cartilage.

quad·rate

(kwahd'rāt)
Having four equal sides; square.
[L. quadratus, square]

quadrate

a cartilage bone at the back end of the upper jaw in the majority of vertebrates. In mammals it becomes the INCUS of the ear, but in most other vertebrates forms the articulation of the lower jaw.

quadrate

square or squared.
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A great variation was found in debris items and their weight that were collected from 10 quadrates at 4 different coastal areas of Karachi coast: Sandspit, Buleji, Paradise Point and Korangi Creek (Fig.
dacrytheriids], mixtotheriids, dichodontids, xiphodontids, amphimerycids, maybe some dichobunines): Ms primitively bunodont, quadrate, each with bitubercular distal lobe bearing enlarged metaconule as distolingual cusp.
Flowever, neoplastic infiltration of the quadrate bone could not be excluded from consideration.
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Per Quadrate Number: Table 2 shows per quadrate number of different species of Lepidoptera from district Faisalabad.
45F); for the most part, intervals between cords noticeably wider than cords themselves; last adult whorl with 25-30 pliculae; pliculae narrower than cords; interstices obliquely quadrate.
3) An LSGB may also be associated with other significant liver and vascular anomalies including a preduodenal portal vein, azygous continuation of the inferior vena cava, anomalous intrahepatic branching of the portal vein, absence of the quadrate lobe or an accessory liver.
Dopo aver passato dieci anni negli Stati Uniti d'America, mi aspettavo qualche fetta di pane abbrustolito, e ho pensato che fosse meglio di niente, ma poi mi sono trovato davanti un panino imbottito e tostato, preparato con fette quadrate di pane morbido, cioe quello che in inglese chiamano sandwich, e in questo caso grilled o toasted sandwich.