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a·cu·le·ate

(ă-kyū'lē-āt),
Pointed; covered with sharp spines.
[L. aculeatus, pointed, fr. acus, needle]
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aculeate

(ə-kyo͞o′lē-ĭt, -āt′)
adj.
1. Zoology Having a stinger, as a bee or wasp.
2. Botany Having sharp prickles.
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a·cu·le·ate

(ă-kyū'lē-āt)
Pointed; covered with sharp spines.
[L. aculeatus, pointed, fr. acus, needle]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

a·cu·le·ate

(ă-kyū'lē-āt)
Pointed; covered with sharp spines.
[L. aculeatus, pointed, fr. acus, needle]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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