Definition of cruciate in English:
adjectiveAnatomy & Botany
- The medial fibers on both sides of sternothyroideus may form a cruciate pattern.
- An interphase cell contains four microtubule rootlets arranged in a cruciate array originating at the basal bodies and radiating outward, just under the plasma membrane.
early 19th century: from Latin cruciatus, from crux, cruc- 'cross'.
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