pennate


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pennate

[′pe‚nāt]
(biology)
Wing-shaped.
Having wings.
Having feathers.
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Dominance of a stressed marine phytoplankton assemblage by a copper-tolerant pennate diatom.
Most muscle groups that are tested in humans are pennate (with the exception of the biceps brachii).
Most are tall, several species have buttresses, the leaves are pennate and the fruits are generally plum-shaped, with stones and a fleshy pericarp, and blue-black when ripe (Leenhouts 1959b).