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    striation - Dictionary definition and meaning for word striation

    (noun) 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
    Synonyms : stria
    (noun) a stripe or stripes of contrasting color
    Synonyms : band , banding , stria
    Example Sentence
    • chromosomes exhibit characteristic bands
    • the black and yellow banding of bees and wasps
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for striation

stri sounds like stripe, hence stripes of contrasting colour

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