clavate

adjective
cla·vate | \ˈklā-ˌvāt \

Definition of clavate 

: thickened near the distal end : club-shaped

First Known Use of clavate

1813, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for 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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