Definition of Cladophyll

1. Noun. A flattened stem resembling and functioning as a leaf.

Exact synonyms: Cladode, Phylloclad, Phylloclade
Generic synonyms: Stalk, Stem



Definition of Cladophyll

1. n. A special branch, resembling a leaf, as in the apparent foliage of the broom (Ruscus) and of the common cultivated smilax (Myrsiphillum).

Definition of Cladophyll

1. Noun. (botany) A phyllode ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cladophyll

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Medical Definition of Cladophyll

1. A flattened, leaf-like photosynthetic stem not bearing leaves or scales. Compare: phylloclade. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cladophyll

cladistically
cladistics
cladists
clado-
cladoceran
cladocerans
cladode
cladodes
cladodial
cladogeneses
cladogenesis
cladogenetic
cladogram
cladograms
cladophore
cladophyll (current term)
cladophylls
cladoptosis
cladosporiosis
cladosporium
cladoxylopsid
cladoxylopsids
cladribine
clads
cladus
claes
clafouti
clafoutis
clag
clagged

Literary usage of Cladophyll

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

1. Laboratory Manual of Biology by George William Hunter, Morris Crawford Valentine (1906)
"Note the tiny scales, placed one underneath each cladophyll. ... What are .the relative positions of stem, cladophyll, and scale? b. ..."

2. Structural Botany: Or Organography on the Basis of Morphology. To which is by Asa Gray (1879)
"aduate up to this point with the axis of the cladophyll. ... 122;, the cladophyll exactly counterfeits a leaf in form and texture, as well as in function, ..."

3. Gray's Botanical Text-book by Asa Gray (1879)
"122;, the cladophyll exactly counterfeits a leaf in form and texture, as well as in function, and it never bears either scale-leaf or blossom ; but the ..."

4. Elements of Biology: A Practical Text-book Correlating Botany, Zoology, and by George William Hunter (1907)
"This we know, because immediately below each cladophyll, as the leaflike ... The cladophyll occupies the same position with relation to the leaf that a bud ..."

5. Elements of Botany by Joseph Young Bergen (1897)
"Cl I, scale-like leaves ; Cl, cladophyll, or leaf-like branch, growing in the axil of the leaf; ped, flower-stalk, growing in the axil of a leaf. branches ..."

6. Principles of Botany by Joseph Young Bergen, Bradley Moore Davis (1906)
"... cl, cladophyll, or leaf-like branch, growing in the axil of the leaf; peil, flower stalk, growing in the axil of a leaf of an inch in length. ..."

7. Practical Botany by Joseph Young Bergen, Otis William Caldwell (1911)
"... scale-like leaves; cl, cladophyll, or leaf-like branch, growing in the axil of a leaf; ped, flower stalk, growing in the axil of a leaf or buttonbush, ..."

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