Definition of Angiospermae

1. Noun. Comprising flowering plants that produce seeds enclosed in an ovary; in some systems considered a class (Angiospermae) and in others a division (Magnoliophyta or Anthophyta).


Medical Definition of Angiospermae

1. A major division of the plant kingdom, commonly called flowering plants as their reproductive organs are in flowers, having seeds which develop in a closed ovary made of carpels, a very reduced gametophyte, and endosperm develop from a triple fusion nucleus. (12 Nov 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Angiospermae

angiopoietins
angiopteris
angiorrhaphy
angiorrhexis
angiosarcoma
angiosarcomas
angioscope
angioscopes
angioscopy
angioscotoma
angioscotometry
angiosis
angiospasm
angiospastic
angiosporous
angiostasis
angiostatic
angiostatin
angiostenosis
angiostomous
angiostrongylosis
angiostrongylus
angiostrongylus cantonensis

Literary usage of Angiospermae

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Organography of Plants, Especially of the Archegoniata and Spermaphyta by Karl Eberhard Goebel (1905)
"The majority of angiospermae behave in exactly the same way. ... When speaking of the envelopes in the angiospermae reference will be made to this ..."

2. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1913)
"Ovules and seeds contained in a closed cavity (ovary). Class 2. angiospermae. Class i. ... angiospermae ..."

3. Handbook of the Wild and Cultivated Flowering Plants by Chester Arthur Darling (1912)
"angiospermae Trees, shrubs or herbs characterized by having the seed enclosed in an ovary; includes sub-classes: ..."

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