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adjective par·tic·u·late \pär-ˈti-kyə-lət also -ˌlāt\

Definition of particulate

  1. :  of or relating to minute separate particles

Origin and Etymology of particulate

Latin particula


First Known Use: 1870


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particulate

noun par·tic·u·late

Definition of particulate

  1. :  a particulate substance

1942

First Known Use of particulate

1942


Medical Dictionary

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adjective par·tic·u·late \pär-ˈtik-yə-lət\

Medical Definition of particulate

  1. 1:  of, relating to, or existing in the form of minute separate particles <dust, smoke, and other particulate matter>

  2. 2:  of or relating to particulate inheritance <the particulate theory of heredity—Julian Huxley>


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particulate

noun par·tic·u·late

Medical Definition of particulate

  1. :  a particulate substance <emission of particulates by car engines> <cytoplasmic particulates in the cell>



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