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Synonyms for acuminate

to give a sharp edge to

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Words related to acuminate

make sharp or acute

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(of a leaf shape) narrowing to a slender point

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Patella IV proventral and retroventral with row of four and three acuminated tubercles, respectively.
Apex of ventral process of stylus forming an acuminated leaf with smooth flaps (Figs.
Metatrochanteral spine normal and acuminated, tenaculum with 1 apical setae, dental formula 3,2,1 ...
Cephalic dorsal dorsointernal (Di) very close each other, coalescent, with 2 long barbulate macrosetae (ML), dorsoexternal (De) with one barbulate macroseta (ML) and 2 smooth microsetae (mi), dorsolateral (DL), lateral (L) and subocular tubercles (So) fused with about 12 setae: 2 long barbulate macrosetae (ML), 1 long and acuminated barbulate macroseta (Ml), 2 short barbulate macrosetae (Mc) and about 7 smooth setae (me, mi).
Blunt macrosetae (ML and Mc) with middle axle, present on most body tubercles, acuminated macrosetae (Ml) present on lateral tubercles.