echinulate

adjective
echi·​nu·​late | \ i-ˈkin-yə-lət How to pronounce echinulate (audio) , -ˈkīn- How to pronounce echinulate (audio) , -ˌlāt \

Medical Definition of echinulate

1 : set with small spines or prickles echinulate spores
2 : having a jagged outline with pointed outgrowths an echinulate culture of bacteria

Other Words from echinulate

echinulation \ -​ˌkin-​yə-​ˈlā-​shən How to pronounce echinulation (audio) , -​ˌkīn-​ How to pronounce echinulation (audio) \ noun

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“Echinulate.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/echinulate. Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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