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spatulate

[′spach·ə·lət]
(biology)
Shaped like a spoon.
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The caecal end of the appendix is then spatulated on the antimesenteric side.
lindigiana); the accesory lobe is spatulated with the distal portion regularly rounded and subequal in length to lateral lobe (it is elongated and distinctly shorter than lateral lobe in N.
Penile skin flap was reapproximated over the surgical trauma's surface and the urethra was spatulated and approximated to the penile skin with sutures (Figure 4).
The ureter was then spatulated and re-anastomosed to the renal pelvis in an Anderson-Hyne technique using 4-0 PDS sutures in running continuous fashion.
First male gonopod with mesial side nearly straight and deep depression subdistally; lateral lobe wide nearly semicircular with distal portion nearly rounded, directed to the axis of gonopod; accessory lobe spatulated with distal portion excavated, slightly shorter than lateral lobe; distal portion of accessory and lateral lobes separate by wide notch; apex outline subtriangular, caudo-cephalic border rounded expanded with slightly middle depression; prominent, semi-acute cephalic spine; mesial lobe subtriangular, expanded into a semicircular projection, directed cephalo-laterally.
The distal urethral remnant was then spatulated in the epithelial edges of the new widely patient urethral meatus and the edges were reapproximated using interrupted 3-0 Vicryl suture.
10-0 Non Absorbable suture with spatulated needle pack of 12
The 2 ends were spatulated and then anastomosed on silicone catheter number-14, by interrupted polyglycolic 6-0 sutures.