Definition of Papillate

1. Adjective. Resembling or covered with papillae.

Partainyms: Papilla

Definition of Papillate

1. v. t. & i. To cover with papillæ; to take the form of a papilla, or of papillæ.

2. a. Same as Papillose.

Definition of Papillate

1. Adjective. covered in papillae ¹

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Definition of Papillate

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Papillate

papillary cystadenoma lymphomatosum
papillary cystic adenoma
papillary ducts
papillary foramina of kidney
papillary layer
papillary muscle
papillary muscle dysfunction
papillary muscle syndrome
papillary muscles
papillary necrosis
papillary process
papillary stasis
papillary tumor
papillary tumour
papillate (current term)
papilloma acuminatum

Literary usage of Papillate

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1917)
"... borne in terminal panicles: seeds papillate. Eu. S. sativa. Boern., the cult. SPURRY is a dull green viscid plant, with margined not papillate seeds. ..."

2. Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Club by Torrey Botanical Club (1899)
"... prominently tuberculate-papillate in the basilar circumference. Accompanying the spore-mother-cells are smaller starch-bearing sterile cells probably ..."

3. The British Gynaecological Journal by British Gynaecological Society (1896)
"(i) papillate FIBROMA OF CERVIX UTERI. Mrs. R., age 63, ... Uterus was prolapsed and os covered with papillate growths with a hard eroded base. ..."

4. New Manual of Botany of the Central Rocky Mountains (vascular Plants) by John Merle Coulter (1909)
"... erect or refracted: seeds few, low-papillate.—In the western part of our range to the Pacific States. - 3. ..."

5. Journal of Morphology by Wistar Institute of Anatomy and Biology (1892)
"The tip is obtuse, and the anterior third of the papillate surface is impressed by ... The lateral organs of taste lie at the junction of the papillate and ..."

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