Cancellate
Cancellate Can"cel*late, a. [L. cancellatus, p. p. of cancellare, See {Cancel}, v. t.] 1. (Bot.) Consisting of a network of veins, without intermediate parenchyma, as the leaves of certain plants; latticelike. [1913 Webster]

2. (Zo["o]l.) Having the surface coveres with raised lines, crossing at right angles. [1913 Webster]


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  • cancellate — См. cancellated …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • cancellate — /kan seuh layt , lit/, adj. 1. Anat. of spongy or porous structure, as bone. 2. reticulate. Also, cancellated /kan seuh lay tid/. [1655 65; < L cancellatus. See CANCEL, ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • cancellate — can·cel·late kan sel ət, kan(t) sə .lāt or can·cel·lat·ed kan(t) sə .lāt əd adj CANCELLOUS …   Medical dictionary

  • cancellate — adj. porous, perforated …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cancellate — can·cel·late …   English syllables

  • cancellate — can•cel•late [[t]ˈkæn səˌleɪt, lɪt[/t]] also can•cel•lat•ed [[t] ˌleɪ tɪd[/t]] adj. 1) anat. of spongy or porous structure, as at the ends of long bones 2) reticulate • Etymology: 1655–65; < L cancellātus. See cancel, ate I …   From formal English to slang

  • cancellate — /ˈkænsəleɪt/ (say kansuhlayt) adjective of spongy or porous structure, as bone. Also, cancellous. {Latin cancellātus, past participle, latticed. See cancel} …   Australian English dictionary

  • cancellate — adj. (also cancellated) Biol. marked with crossing lines. Etymology: L cancelli lattice …   Useful english dictionary

  • cancellate(d) —   a. marked with network of lines; having a sponge like structure …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • cancellated — adjective 1. having a latticelike structure pierced with holes or windows • Syn: ↑cancellate, ↑clathrate • Similar to: ↑reticulate, ↑reticular • Topics: ↑botany, ↑phytology …   Useful english dictionary

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