Bipennate
Bipennate Bi*pen"nate, Bipennated Bi*pen"na*ted, a. [Pref. bi- + pennate: cf. L. bipennis. Cf. {Bipinnate}.] Having two wings. ``Bipennated insects.'' --Derham. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • bipennate, bipenniform — Pertaining to a muscle with a central tendon toward which the fibers converge on either side like the barbs of a feather. [bi + L. penna, feather] …   Medical dictionary

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  • Bipennated — Bipennate Bi*pen nate, Bipennated Bi*pen na*ted, a. [Pref. bi + pennate: cf. L. bipennis. Cf. {Bipinnate}.] Having two wings. Bipennated insects. Derham. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Bipinnate — Bi*pin nate, Bipinnated Bi*pin na*ted, a. [Pref. bi + pinnate; cf. F. bipinn[ e]. Cf. {Bipennate}.] Twice pinnate. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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