echinulate

adjective
echi·nu·late | \i-ˈkin-yə-lət, -ˈkīn-, -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

Learn More about echinulate

Share echinulate

Comments on echinulate

What made you want to look up echinulate? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a generally accepted meaning of a word

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Great Scrabble Words—A Quiz

  • scrabble-tiles-that-read-scrabble-quiz
  • Which of the following Q-without-U words means the number five in cards or dice?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Dictionary Devil

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!