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un·du·late

(ŭn'dū-lāt),
Having an irregular, wavy border; denoting the shape of a bacterial colony.
[Mod. L. undula, dim. of unda, wave]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

un·du·late

(ŭn'dyū-lăt)
Having an irregular, wavy border; denoting the shape of a bacterial colony.
[Mod. L. undula, dim. of unda, wave]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

undulate

(of plant leaves) with up-and-down wavy edges.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005
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In this paper, on the basis of extensive field investigations of rock joint surface shapes, generalized models for three level shapes such as macroscopic outline, surface undulating shape, and microcosmic roughness were established through statistical analyses of 20,078 rock joint surface profiles.
However, he had problems distinguishing the triangular paddle from the undulating or cylindrical shapes.
The RDV drives each BSU swaying to and fro, periodically, and astricts several BSUs swaying in sequence, create undulating wave, with controlled spreading frequency and direction.
Dunchurch-based member of the MI Racing-EAS team, Martin Hackley finished his road racing season in fine style with second place in the 50-mile Reading veterans event over an undulating circuit which saw a leading group of ten riders contest an uphill finish.
But with two victories at Aintree to his name already this season, owner Graham Wylie believes he may be seen to better effect on flatter tracks rather than undulating ones like Cheltenham.
The undulating layer comprises elongate undulations that define elongate open flow channels between the undulating layer and underlying and overlying elements of the absorbent article, which are in contact with the undulating layer.
Undulating techniques account for most of the weak links inherent in some of the periodization models that may be necessary underpinnings of competitive lifting, but not conventional sports.
The two towns of the title, one on each side of the Shield River, which forms the international border, are set on the undulating plains.
Ink absorbing into fibers of conversation undulating from the lips of women who identify them- selves as natural flaws in the fabric.
The Sunday 'Freewheelers' have an undulating ride to the Discovery Centre at Craven Arms and this will be about 60 miles long, riding at an average speed of about 12mph, and returning to Shrewsbury after lunch.