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rugose Applied to a shell that has a rough or wrinkled texture. The term is commonly used to describe the appearance of the epitheca of some corals (e.g. Rugosa), but is also applied to any shell texture where the surface is raised in a wrinkled manner to produce ridges. The word is derived from the Latin ruga, meaning wrinkle.

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rugose

ru·gose / ˈroōˌgōs/ • adj. chiefly Biol. wrinkled; corrugated: rugose corals. DERIVATIVES: ru·gos·i·ty / roōˈgäsətē/ n.

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rugose

rugose wrinkled. XVIII. — L. rūgōsus, f. rūga wrinkle; see -OSE1.

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"rugose." The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology. . Encyclopedia.com. 11 Dec. 2017 <http://www.encyclopedia.com>.

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rugose

rugose Wrinkled; bearing many ridges.

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"rugose." A Dictionary of Plant Sciences. . Encyclopedia.com. 11 Dec. 2017 <http://www.encyclopedia.com>.

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rugose

rugose Wrinkled; bearing many ridges.

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"rugose." A Dictionary of Zoology. . Encyclopedia.com. 11 Dec. 2017 <http://www.encyclopedia.com>.

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rugose

rugose Wrinkled.

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"rugose." A Dictionary of Ecology. . Encyclopedia.com. 11 Dec. 2017 <http://www.encyclopedia.com>.

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