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sinuate

[′sin·yə‚wət]
(botany)
Having a wavy margin with strong indentations.
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Pronotum subtrapezoidal, margin slightly sinuate anterad of hind angle, strongly narrowing in anterior 0.2 of length.
Pronotum twice as broad as long, and distinctly shorter in length than head length, lateral margins of pronotum anteriorly dentate, posteriorly a little sinuate, humeral angles quite subacute; length of pronotum 3.9 mm, width 8.0 mm; scutellum distinctly longer than broad at base, reaching to three-fourth of abdomen, apical lobe U-shape, length of scutellum 6.8 mm, width 4.9 mm, metathoracic scent gland complex (Fig.
Veins Protruding, primary (midrib) Primary (midrib) and secondary rectilinear and secondary (not sinuate and not rectilinear (not curved) with 10-13 sinuate) with secondary veins more then 12 (till 15) secondary veins.
Genital atrium usually orange when freshly dissected but sometimes white, penis white with at least slightly sinuate outline, strongly reflexed, usually narrower than vas deferens at and near their junction, penis lacking internal penial pouch, average total penis length = 10.6 mm (n = 7, s.d.
pentlandii) amongst the medicinal species, have sinuate anticlinal wall (Stace's types 5-6).
Annulus ventralus immovable, subcircular; cephalic half with wide median trough and two caudally-directed protuberances overhanging centrally located fossa; sinuate sinus running from center of fossa to caudal edge.
angularis that he considered to be conspecific, and the northeast Texas form is that found in Caddo Parish, with lightly sinuate gonopodal acropodites and an aperture in which the caudolateral "pouch" flares strongly laterally.
My imaginary Toronto was much like Beijing or Shanghai, with modern high-rises spreading cross the city, the same movie showing in the theatre, the same Gap and CK merchandise in the stores and the same music playing, but certainly without the carmine walls of the Forbidden City, the sinuate bridges over the water in the Winter Palace or the soft voices of women speaking Shanghai dialect.
A pair of legs tiptoeing at the edge of black water and the bold, sinuate script that reads "Racing Towards Something"; the cover of Bowie's Diamond Dogs; Chris, asleep in her tent, with a pair of boots, a sharp stick, Tampax, Marlboro Reds, a gun, a flashlight, a paperback of Tom Wolfe's The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test; a close-up of the forest floor: dead leaves, chicken bones, a ring-pull beer-can tab, a Snickers wrapper.
In the United States and Canada, other alders include sitka alder (Alnus sinuate), which is mostly shrub size in the areas where it grows in the United States and Canada, but tree-sized in the higher elevations of Oregon and in Alaska.
Intervals very narrow, irregularly sinuate around strial punctures.
Paraclypei slightly shorter than clypeus, apically acute, lateral margins slightly sinuate with distinct tooth on anterior portion; length of antennal segment I 1.0 mm, II 2.4 mm, III 2.2 mm, IV 2.2 mm, V 1.8mm, antennal formula I < V < IV = III < II; labium reaching to middle of 6th abdominal segment, length of labial segments I 4.2 mm, II 4.8 mm, III 4.8 mm, IV 4.0 mm, labial formula IV < I < II = III; bucculae anteriorly rounded, completely enclose basal segment of labium.