Definitions for cancellateˈkæn səˌleɪt, -lɪt; -ˌleɪ tɪd

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

can•cel•lateˈkæn səˌleɪt, -lɪt; -ˌleɪ tɪd(adj.)

also can•cel•lat•ed

  1. of spongy or porous structure, as at the ends of long bones.

    Category: Anatomy

  2. reticulate.

Origin of cancellate:

1655–65; < L cancellātus. See cancel , -ate1

Princeton's WordNet

  1. cancellate, cancellated, clathrate(adj)

    having a latticelike structure pierced with holes or windows

  2. cancellate, cancellated, cancellous(adj)

    having an open or latticed or porous structure

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cancellate(verb)

    consisting of a network of veins, without intermediate parenchyma, as the leaves of certain plants; latticelike

  2. Cancellate(verb)

    having the surface coveres with raised lines, crossing at right angles

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