Definitions for: Striation

[n] a stripe of contrasting color; "chromosomes exhibit characteristic bands"
[n] any of a number of tiny parallel grooves such as: the scratches left by a glacier on rocks or the streaks or ridges in muscle tissue

Webster (1913) Definition: Stri*a"tion, n.
1. The quality or condition of being striated.

2. A stria; as, the striations on a shell.

Synonyms: band, stria, stria

See Also: channel, groove, streak, stretch mark, stripe

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