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Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To build in the form of a vault; to arch over.
  • v. To divide into chambers.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • intransitive v. To build in the form of a vault; to arch over.
  • intransitive v. To divide into chambers.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To build in the form of an arch or vault.
  • Same as camerated.

Etymologies

Latin cameratus, past participle of camerare. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The internal pneumatic structures of the sacral vertebrae are not as complex as those of the dorsal vertebrae, being more camerate than camellate [16: 346].

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  • This contact preserves the distinctive somphospondylus internal bone texture found in the sacral vertebrae, dominated by large camerate vacuities.

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