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Medical Term:

vallate

Pronunciation: val'at

Definition: Bordered with an elevation, as a cupped structure; denoting especially certain lingual papillae.

[L. vallo, pp. -atus, to surround with, fr. vallum, a rampart]

See Also: circumvallate

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