A small cylindrical protuberance that is slightly expanded distally and that has a convex, polished, dorsal surface [Ingle, 1980].

Crustacea glossary. . 2011.

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  • Papillate — Pap il*late, v. t. & i. To cover with papill[ae]; to take the form of a papilla, or of papill[ae]. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Papillate — Pap il*late, a. Same as {Papillose}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • papillate — adjective see papilla …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • papillate — adj. [L. papilla, nipple] Having surface elevations; papillose; verrucose …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • papillate — See papillary. * * * …   Universalium

  • papillate — adjective covered in papillae …   Wiktionary

  • papillate — pap·il·late pap ə .lāt, pə pil ət adj covered with or bearing papillae * * * pap·il·late (papґĭ lāt) marked by nipplelike elevations …   Medical dictionary

  • papillate — pæpɪleɪt adj. having nipples, having teats; warty, having pimples …   English contemporary dictionary

  • papillate — pap·il·late …   English syllables

  • papillate — adjective resembling or covered with papillae • Pertains to noun: ↑papilla …   Useful english dictionary

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