Definition of Cribrate

1. a. Cribriform.



Definition of Cribrate

1. cribrous [adj] - See also: cribrous

Medical Definition of Cribrate

1. Sievelike; containing many perforations. Synonym: cribrate, polyporous. Origin: L. Cribrum, a sieve, + forma, form (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cribrate

cribbages
cribbed
cribber
cribbers
cribbing
cribbings
cribble
cribbled
cribbles
cribbling
cribella
cribellum
crible
criblike
cribra
cribrate (current term)
cribration
cribrations
cribriform
cribriform area of the renal papilla
cribriform fascia
cribriform hymen
cribriform plate
cribriform plate of ethmoid bone
cribriform plates
cribrose
cribrous
cribrous lamina
cribrum
cribs

Literary usage of Cribrate

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1. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1889)
"cribrate (krib'rât), a. ... Perforated like a sieve; cribrate; cribriform; ethmoid. —Crib- rose lamina, in mint. ..."

2. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences by California Academy of Sciences (1895)
"... iately finely punctate, all the punctures with an erect yellow hair longer than that of the thorax. Prothorax beneath very coarsely cribrate punctate. ..."

3. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1865)
"Testaceous, elytra usually with black vittae : Elytra cribrate-punctate, thorax shining ... Body ovate, convex ; elytra cribrate-punctate : Thorax shining, ..."

4. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington by Entomological Society of Washington (1896)
"... moderately impressed, the other sutures deep and straight; segments i and 2 coarsely cribrate, the latter nt middle as long as the following three ..."

5. Transactions of the American Entomological Society. by American Entomological Society (1890)
"... plate coarsely cribrate, the margins smoother. ... coarsely punctate, cribrate ; behind the ..."

6. Rhynchophora Or Weevils of North Eastern America by Willis Stanley Blatchley, Charles William Leng (1916)
"... surface cribrate with a few clavate bristles. Elytra at base not as wide as thorax at middle, ovate, convex, with nine or ten rows of punctures; ..."

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