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Echinulate

Correct spelling for Echinulate

Medical definition of Echinulate:

Noting a bacterial growth along the line of inoculation, having lateral spinous projections; see cut under culture, B, 3.

Usage examples for Echinulate:

  • Echinulate term applied to minute spinous processes, on the spores for example. "Studies of American Fungi. Mushrooms, Edible, Poisonous, etc., – George Francis Atkinson"
  • The majority of these spores are globose in form, some of them extremely minute, variously coloured, often dark, nearly black, and either externally smooth or echinulate "Fungi: Their Nature and Uses, – Mordecai Cubitt Cooke"
  • The spores are in many instances beautifully echinulate sometimes globose, at others elongated, and produced in such numbers as to lead to the belief that their development is successive on the spicules. "Fungi: Their Nature and Uses, – Mordecai Cubitt Cooke"
  • The spores are more or less globose, and rough or echinulate at least in many species. "Fungi: Their Nature and Uses, – Mordecai Cubitt Cooke"

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