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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

echinulation

play \-ˌkin-yə-ˈlā-shən, -ˌkīn-\ noun

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