Definition of Actinomorphous

1. Adjective. Capable of division into symmetrical halves by any longitudinal plane passing through the axis.

Exact synonyms: Actinomorphic
Category relationships: Biological Science, Biology
Similar to: Actinoid
Antonyms: Zygomorphic



Definition of Actinomorphous

1. Adjective. (botany) (''of a flower'') Having petals arranged in a radially symmetric pattern. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Actinomorphous

actinolitic
actinological
actinologist
actinologists
actinology
actinomere
actinomeres
actinometer
actinometers
actinometric
actinometrical
actinometries
actinometry
actinomorphic
actinomorphies
actinomorphous (current term)
actinomorphy
actinomycelial
actinomyces
actinomyces viscosus
actinomycetaceae
actinomycetal
actinomycetales
actinomycetales infections
actinomycete
actinomycetes
actinomycetous
actinomycin
actinomycin C
actinomycin D

Literary usage of Actinomorphous

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1. Biennial Report by California Dept. of Agriculture, California State Commission of Horticulture (1890)
"The flower is always actinomorphous (radiate), oftener hermaphrodite (having both stamens and pistil), seldom polygamous (hermaphrodite flowers occurring ..."

2. The Principles of Pharmacognosy an Introduction to the Study of the Crude by Friedrich August Flückiger, Alexander Tschirch (1887)
"... into two equal halves (reflex images) by several dissecting lines drawn through its central point, it is called regular or actinomorphous ' (®) (Figs. ..."

3. The Principles of Pharmacognosy by Friedrich August Flückiger, Alexander Tschirch (1887)
"... into two equal halves (reflex images) by several dissecting lines drawn through its central point, it is called regular or actinomorphous ' (©) (Figs. ..."

4. The New Sydenham Society's Lexicon of Medicine and the Allied Sciences ...by Henry Power, Leonard William Sedgwick, New Sydenham Society by Henry Power, Leonard William Sedgwick, New Sydenham Society (1888)
"An Order or a Scries of the Class Monocotyledones, being bog or water plants with actinomorphous flowers ; endosperm scanty ..."

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