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to link together; form into a connected series:
catenated cells.
Historical Examples

catenate: with longitudinal connected elevations like links in a chain.
Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology John. B. Smith

(biology) to arrange or be arranged in a series of chains or rings
another word for catenulate


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