carinate

adjective
car·i·nate | \ˈker-ə-ˌnāt, -nət, ˈka-rə-\
variants: or carinated \-ˌnā-təd \

Definition of carinate 

: having or shaped like a keel or carina

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1781, in the meaning defined above

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carinate

adjective
car·i·nate | \ˈkar-ə-ˌnāt, -nət \

Medical Definition of carinate 

: having or shaped like a keel or carina

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