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Definition of the adjective actinomorphic
What does actinomorphic mean as an attribute of a noun?
- capable of division into symmetrical halves by any longitudinal plane passing through the axis
Alternative definition of the adjective actinomorphic
- [botany, of a flower] Having its petals arranged in a radially symmetric fashion.
- synonym: actinomorphous
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by John Christopher Willis, Herbert Kenneth Airy Shaw
may be all actinomorphic (tubular) or all -|- (ligulate) ; see below. Very commonly however, as in daisy or sunflower, there is a distinction into a disc of actinomorphic fls., and a marginal ray of + As. Or, as in Centaurea sp. , the outer ...
by Michael Allaby
actinomorphic. (regular). Radially symmetrical, as is a daisy flower. actinomycete. See ACTINOBACTERIA. actinorrhiza. See ROOTNODULE. actinostele. A * monostele type of *protostele in which the crosssection of the *xylem is starshaped or ...
by Robert Alan Lewis
actinomorphic (actinomorphous). pertaining to plants (especially flowers) that are radially symmetric. Cf. zygomorphic. actinomorphous. actinomorphic.
by American Heritage Dictionary
actinomorphic (ak'ta-no-mor'fik) Relating to a flower that can be divided into equal ...
by George P. Rédei
Actinomorphic Actinomycetes: Filamentous prokaryotes rather than fungi as they once were assumed to be. ▷Streptomyces, ▷streptomycin, ▷actinomycin Actinomycin D: An antibiotic from Streptomyces; it is an inhibitor of transcription ...
The Describer's Dictionary: A Treasury of Terms & Literary Quotations (Expanded Second Edition) (2014)
by David Grambs, Ellen S. Levine
actinoid, actinomorphic, actinomorphous north northern, northerly, boreal, hyperborean south southern, southerly, austral, meridional east eastern, easterly, oriental west western, westerly, occidental oppositecontraposed, antipodal, ...
Choice Dictionary of Biology (2010)
by Sanjay Yadav
disc flower: Actinomorphic tubular flowers (florets) composing the central portion ...
by Jill Bailey
The formula is preceded by Å to indicate actinomorphic flowers and ·|· for zygomorphic flowers. The floral formula for the buttercup would be written: ÅK5 C5 A¥ G¥ floral province (floral kingdom; floral region) One of the six main regions and a ...
by Katherine Dunster
See also Actinomorphic; Symmetrical. zygospore A thick-walled resting spore in certain fungi that is formed by the fusion of two gametes and borne on somatic hyphae. It is characteristic of zygomycetes. Appendix 1 Plant Kingdom: Kingdom ...
A Dictionary of Scientific Terms, Pronunciation, Derivation, and Definition of Terms in Biology, Botony, Zoology, Anatomy, Cyctology, Embroyology, Physiology (1920)
by Isabella Ferguson Henderson, William Dawson Henderson
actinomorphic (äk'tlnömôr'flk),actino- morphous (äk'tlnömôr'füs) a. [Gk. aktis, ray ; morphe, ...
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