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cru·ci·ate

(krū'shē-āt, krū'shet),
Shaped like, or resembling, a cross.
[L. cruciatus]
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cruciate

(kro͞o′shē-āt′)
adj.
1. Arranged in or forming a cross; cruciform.
2.
a. Overlapping or crossing, as the wings of some insects when at rest.
b. Shaped like a cross: the cruciate ligaments of the knee.

cru′ci·ate′ly adv.
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cru·ci·ate

(krū'shē-āt)
Shaped like, or resembling, a cross.
[L. cruciatus]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

cruciate

Cross-shaped.
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