Definition of Apocarpy

1. the state of being an apocarp [n -PIES]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Apocarpy

apocalypticism
apocalypticisms
apocalypticist
apocalypticists
apocalyptics
apocalyptism
apocalyptisms
apocalyptist
apocalyptists
apocarotenoid
apocarotenoids
apocarp
apocarpies
apocarpous
apocarps
apocarpy (current term)
apocarteresis
apocatastases
apocatastasis
apocenter
apocenters
apocentre
apocentric
apochromatic
apochromatic lens
apochromatic objective
apocleisis
apocolpia
apocolpium
apocopate

Literary usage of Apocarpy

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1. Morphology of Angiosperms: (Morphology of Spermatophytes. Part II) by John Merle Coulter, Charles Joseph Chamberlain (1903)
"This great alliance introduces the prevailing habit of a distinct calyx and corolla, and is characterized by the prevalence of apocarpy and ..."

2. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1914)
"While a distinct calyx and corolla are the prevailing habit this is combined with such primitive features as apocarpy and ..."

3. Botanisches Zentralblatt: Referierendes Organ für das Gesamtgebiet der Botanik by Botanischer Verein in München, Deutsche Botanische Gesellschaft, Berlin (1908)
"... has arisen from the primitive apocarpy. The replacement of the spiral grouping of the organs of the cone by the verticillata, is due partly to a ..."

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