clavate

adjective cla·vate \ ˈklā-ˌvāt \

Definition of clavate

:thickened near the distal end :club-shaped

Origin and Etymology of clavate

New Latin clavatus, from Latin clava club, from clavus nail, knot in wood


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clavate

adjective cla·vate \ ˈklā-ˌvāt \

medical Definition of clavate

:gradually thickening toward the distal end

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