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ovate

(ō′vāt′)
adj.
1. Shaped like an egg.
2. Botany Shaped like an egg and flat, with the broad end toward the base: an ovate leaf.

o′vate′ly adv.

ovate

(of a leaf) shaped like the longitudinal section of an egg, with the broader end at the base.
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5 mm long; rachis 4-8 mm long; leaflets discolorous, 2 pairs, chartaceous, adaxial surface puberulous, abaxial surface villose, ovate to elliptic, 13-32 X 6-15 mm, apex rounded to acute, base oblique, venation penninervous.
For validation, the obtained models were tested with a set of leaves different from those used to generate the models, but with the same number of mixed, ovate and lanceolate leaves.
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The protocone is isolated from the rest of the crown and is pillar like elongated and sub ovate in shape.
They went to a field in Lisvane, in the north of Cardiff, to conduct their research, where they observed the behaviour of one spider species --EUR" Enoplognatha ovate, a relative of the highly poisonous Black Widow spider.
The scientists made the discovery by observing the behaviour of one spider species Enoplognatha ovate - a relative of the highly poisonous Black Widow spider.
They went to a field in Lisvane where they observed the behaviour of spider species Enoplognatha ovate.