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pedate

[′pe‚dāt]
(biology)
Having toelike parts.
Having a foot.
Having tube feet.
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Lobes or akroteria: (0) lobes absent, akroteria only present as marginal teeth; (1) lobed, akroteria indented one-quarter of the distance to the midvein; (2) pedate, having two orders of lobes or akroterion pairs; (3) having primary akroteria as large, convex-convex teeth, with secondary akroteria as marginal teeth: akroteria are indented generally less than one-quarter of the distance to the midrib and therefore do not qualify as lobes.