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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 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 ...
6000 Scientific Terms Explored and Explained by Michael Allaby
Flowers small, actinomorphic, bisexual or unisexual (plants polygamonoecious), with 5 persistent connate sepals, 5 persistent valvate petals, 5 stamens, ovary superior to semi-inferior of 2 carpels and 2 locules. Inflorescence axillary ...
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 Robert Alan Lewis
actinomorphic (actinomorphous). pertaining to plants (especially flowers) that are radially symmetric. Cf. zygomorphic. actinomorphous. actinomorphic.
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 ...
A Dictionary of Ecology (2015)
by Michael Allaby
acrocarpous moss acropetal acropetal movement acrotelm AC soil actinium series actinoActinobacteria actinomorphic actinomycete actinomycosis actinorrhiza action spectrum activation energy activator active chamaephyte active dispersal ...
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, ...
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 ...
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 American Heritage Dictionary
actinomorphic (ak'ta-no-mor'fik) Relating to a flower that can be divided into equal ...
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, ...
Such a flower is said to be "actinomorphic," or "radiate," or more simply a "regular flower." In many cases, however, the members of a single set are not all alike, and this is particularly noticeable in the corolla. The unequal development of the ...
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