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Raised or convex, denoting a form of surface elevation of a bacterial culture.
[L. pulvinus, cushion]
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1. Shaped like a cushion.
2. Botany Having a swelling at the base. Used of a leafstalk.
3. pulvinated Architecture Having a convex face or profile: a pulvinated frieze.
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pulvinate(pŭl′vĭ-nāt) [L. pulvinus, cushion]
Convex; shaped like a cushion.
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