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Word: striated

Definition: marked with parallel bands; striped; grooved; Ex. striated rocks; V. striate; N. stria: thin groove or line


Sentences Containing 'striated'

"C. striatus" can be distinguished from most other bird's nest fungi by its hairy exterior and grooved ("striated") inner walls.
A number of species bear his name, such as the Blaze-winged Parakeet, "Pyrrhura devillei" and the Striated Antbird, "Drymophila devillei".
The heavy shell is closely striated, the striae minutely granular.
The interstices are transversely striated The back of the body whorl is smooth.
The main function of insulin is to increase the rate of transport of glucose into certain cells of the body, such as striated muscles, fibroblasts, and fat cells.
The outer surface ("exoperidium") ranges in color from slightly brownish to grayish buff to deep brown; the exoperidium has a shaggy or hairy texture (a "tomentum"), with the hairs mostly pointing downward. The inner surface of the peridium (the "endoperidium") is striated or grooved, and shiny.
The shell is sometimes obsoletely spirally striated.
The stem is erect, simple, glabrous and striated, the leaves vary in shape on a single plant, with larger, broader, ovate to lanceolate, serrated, petiolated leaves at the base of the stem and smaller, narrower, lanceolate to linear cauline leaves.
The Striated Antthrush ("Chamaeza nobilis") is a species of bird in the Formicariidae family.
The Striated Fieldwren or Calamanthus ("Calamanthus fuliginosus") is a species of bird in the Acanthizidae family, endemic to Australia.
The Striated Grasswren ("Amytornis striatus") is a species of bird in the Maluridae family.
The Striated Wren-Babbler ("Ptilocichla mindanensis") is a species of bird in the Pellorneidae family.
Years of imprisonment were denoted on the ribbon by small striated metal bars.

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