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spatulate

 [spach´ŭ-lāt]
1. having a flat blunt end.
2. to mix or manipulate with a spatula.

spat·u·late

(spach'ŭ-lāt),
1. Shaped like a spatula.
2. To manipulate or mix with a spatula.
3. To incise the cut end of a tubular structure longitudinally and splay it open, to allow creation of an elliptic anastomosis of greater circumference than would be possible with conventional transverse or oblique (bevelled) end-to-end anastomoses.
Synonym(s): spatulated

spatulate

/spat·u·late/ (spach´u-lāt)
1. having a flat blunt end.
2. to mix or manipulate with a spatula.
3. to make an enlarged opening in a tubular structure by means of a longitudinal incision which is then spread open.

spat·u·late

(spachyū-lăt, -lāt)
1. Shaped like a spatula.
2. To incise the cut end of a tubular structure longitudinally and splay it open, to allow creation of an elliptic anastomosis of greater circumference than would be possible with conventional transverse or oblique (beveled) end-to-end anastomoses.

spatulate

Shaped like a SPATULA.

spat·u·late

(spachyū-lăt, -lāt)
1. Shaped like a spatula.
2. To mix using a spatula.
3. To incise cut end of a tubular structure longitudinally and splay it open so as to allow creation of an elliptic anastomosis of greater circumference than would be possible with conventional transverse or oblique (beveled) end-to-end anastomoses.

spatulate (spach´oolāt),

v to manipulate or mix with a spatala.

spatulate

1. having a flat blunt end.
2. to mix or manipulate with a spatula.
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The number of all types of bone points also increased over time, but spatulate points were more common in the midden zone (1982:51).
The female subgenital plate is gently sinuate to the distal spatulate process and the posterolateral corners of mediosternite VI are slightly expanded and deflexed.
9): branchiostegals 5, first branchiostegal small, thin, and attached to ventral surface of narrow portion of ceratohyal, following three branchiostegals blade-like in appearance and attached at ventrolateral surface of broad portion of ceratohyal; posteriormost branchiostegal broadest, articulating with ventral surface of epihyal; basihyal broad, spatulate, slightly emarginate, with only posterior third ossified (Fig.
DiscussioN: The systematic position of the genus remains unclear due to its peculiar morphological features, first of all the characteristically toothed claws, and fleshy, apically spatulate parempodia (Fig.
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5 mm, connate at base for 2-3 mm, entire, greenish, subdensely and coarsely white-lepidote, the posterior ones carinate with keel slightly decurrent on the ovary, the anterior one obtusely if at all carinate; petals broadly spatulate, 31-33 x 9 mm, connate at base for 2-4 mm in a common tube with the filaments and style, white, the free lobes broadly obovate, obtuse to slightly emarginate, suberect at anthesis, distinctly exceeding the stamens, bearing 2 longitudinal callosities ca.
Capitulescences monocephalous, terminal; capitula sessile to short-pedunculate, homogamous, radiate; receptacle epaleate; involucre multiseriate, six- to ten-seriate, phyllaries acute or with showy, orbicular to spatulate, laciniate apical appendages.
Patarchaea can be referred to the family Archaeidae on account of the long, slender legs lacking macrosetae; leg 1 being especially longer and stouter than the others, with a conspicuously long patella and spatulate setae on the tibia and metatarsus; three tarsal claws; long, slender chelicerae with peg-teeth on the promargin extending back down much of the length of the paturon, true teeth on the retromargin, short, curved fang, cheliceral gland mound near the fang tip, stridulatory ridges; and sclerotized semicircles in front of the spinnerets.
A fine spatulate or chisel-ended bone is used to serrate the margins and create a needle-like tip.
Sculptor, I shape the spatulate, bugle or skirts into ovals,
Testes tandem and some distance from posterior end of body; ovary between testes; body elongate, fusiform or spatulate.
In general, when complete injury of the ureter occurs, a repair is performed to spatulate the ureter by placing a ureteral stent and suturing end-to-end, providing there is a ureteral stump that can be used for reanastomosis.