Definition of striate in English:

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striate

Pronunciation: /ˈstrīˌāt/
technical

adjective

Marked with striae: the striate cortex
More example sentences
  • The surface is longitudinally striate, the striations possibly representing fine veins.
  • Broadly speaking, the extrastriate areas of the cortex form two broad processing ‘streams', both originating in the striate cortex.
  • The normal visual evoked potential reflects the functional integrity of the visual pathways from retinal to occipital striate area.

verb

[with object] (usually as adjective striated)
Mark with striae: striated bark
More example sentences
  • The esophageal musculature is striated in the proximal esophagus (down to the level of the aortic arch) and is separated by a short transition zone from the smooth muscle portion of the esophagus.
  • Many of them had been replanted since the war had finished, and now there were uneven lines of green shoots striating the mud.
  • An eternity later, or so it seemed, Urga pulled back, striating herself and walking back to her original spot across the fire.

Derivatives

striation

Pronunciation: /strīˈāSH(ə)n/
noun
Example sentences
  • The surface is longitudinally striate, the striations possibly representing fine veins.
  • The annulae show a transverse growth striation, the striae being 0.01-0.05 mm wide.
  • These striations indicate where the dentary was overlapped medially by the coronoids.

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Syllabification: stri·ate

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