Definition of Basifixed

1. Adjective. Attached by its base (as certain anthers to their filaments or stalks).

Category relationships: Botany, Phytology
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Definition of Basifixed

1. Adjective. (botany) Said of anthers who are attached to the filament at the base and pointing away from the filament. ¹

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Definition of Basifixed

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Basifixed

1. Attached at or by the base, for example of anthers, by the base of the connective. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Basifixed

basidiomycetous
basidiomycetous fungi
basidiospores
basidiosporous
basifacial
basifacial axis
basification
basifications
basified
basifier
basifiers
basifies
basifixed (current term)
basifugal
basify
basifying
basigynia
basigynium
basihyal
basihyals
basihyoid
basihyoids
basil
basil balm
basil mint
basil thyme
basilar

Literary usage of Basifixed

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1. The Student's Flora of the British Islands by Joseph Dalton Hooker (1878)
"... petals smaller, suberect, stipitate, margins of stipes involute. Stamens inserted on the base of the sepals, filaments free ; anthers basifixed. ..."

2. The Flora of British India by Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker (1879)
"462 ; steins perennial trailing, stipules minute lanceolate basifixed, leaflets obovate obtuse rather fleshy entire, racemes many-flowered long-peduncled, ..."

3. The Forest Flora of North-west and Central India: A Handbook of the by John Lindsay Stewart, Dietrich Brandis (1874)
"Filaments red, attached to the base of petals; anthers basifixed. ... Anthers basifixed, about as long as free portion of filaments, cells adnate to a brown ..."

4. Botany by Geological Survey of California, William Henry Brewer, Sereno Watson, Asa Gray (1880)
"... alternate with 3 very broad truncate corona like staminodia; filaments very short, naked ; anthers narrowly oblong, basifixed, emarginate at each end. ..."

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