- a. having a raised rim.♦ vallated, a. having a rampart.♦ vallation, n. rampart.
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vallate — adjective Etymology: Latin vallatus, past participle of vallare to surround with a wall, from vallum wall, rampart more at wall Date: 1878 having a raised edge surrounding a depression < vallate papillae of the tongue > … New Collegiate Dictionary
vallate — /val ayt/, adj. bordered by a ridge, raised edge, or the like. [1875 80; < LL vallatus (ptp. of vallare to surround, border with a wall, rampart), equiv. to vall(um) rampart, WALL + atus ATE1] * * * … Universalium
vallate — Bordered with an elevation, as a cupped structure; denoting especially certain lingual papillae. SEE ALSO: circumvallate. [L. vallo, pp. atus, to surround with, fr. vallum, a rampart] * * * val·late val .āt adj having a raised edge surrounding a… … Medical dictionary
Vallate — Being encircled by a *rampart or wall. Cf. Bivallate … Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases
vallate — adj. having an edge, bordered by a ridge … English contemporary dictionary
vallate — val·late … English syllables
vallate — ˈvaˌlāt adjective Etymology: Latin vallatus, past participle of vallare to surround with a wall, from vallum wall, rampart more at wall : having a raised edge surrounding a depression … Useful english dictionary
vallate papilla — n CIRCUMVALLATE PAPILLA … Medical dictionary
Vallate papilla — For other papillae in the tongue, see Papilla (disambiguation). Vallate papilla Circumvallate papilla in vertical section, showing arrangement of the taste buds and nerves … Wikipedia
vallate papilla — noun : circumvallate papilla … Useful english dictionary