Annular vs Aulate - What's the difference?

annular | aulate |


As adjectives the difference between annular and aulate

is that annular is pertaining to, or having the form of, a ring; forming a ring; ringed; ring-shaped; as, annular fibers; in the shape of an annulus while aulate is (rare|biology|of a coral) having an aulos (annular wall) between one's axial and periaxial regions.

annular

English

Adjective

(-)
  • Pertaining to, or having the form of, a ring; forming a ring; ringed; ring-shaped; as, annular fibers; in the shape of an annulus.
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  • The capsule in both families is spherical, with a bistratose wall; the outer cell layer usually bears nodular thickenings
  • Banded or marked with circles.
  • Derived terms

    * annular eclipse * penannular * semiannular

    See also

    * annual

    References

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    aulate

    English

    Adjective

    (-)
  • (rare, biology, of a coral) Having an aulos (annular wall) between one's axial and periaxial regions.