Definition of Gyrose

1. a. Turned round like a crook, or bent to and fro.



Definition of Gyrose

1. Adjective. (botany) Turned round like a crook, or bent to and fro. ¹

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Definition of Gyrose

1. marked with wavy lines [adj]

Medical Definition of Gyrose

1. Turned round like a crook, or bent to and fro. Marked by irregular curved lines like the surface of a cerebral hemisphere. Origin: G. Gyros, circle (21 Jun 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gyrose

gyroquadrilaterals
gyroradii
gyroradius
gyroresonance
gyrorotation
gyrorotations
gyros
gyrosa
gyroscales
gyroscope
gyroscopes
gyroscopic
gyroscopic stabilizer
gyroscopic stabilizers
gyroscopically
gyrose (current term)
gyrosonic
gyrosonics
gyrospasm
gyrostabiliser
gyrostabilization
gyrostabilizer
gyrostabilizers
gyrostat
gyrostatic
gyrostatics
gyrostats
gyrosynchrotron
gyrotactic
gyrotactically

Literary usage of Gyrose

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1. Refugium Botanicum: Or Figures and Descriptions from Living Specimens, of by William Wilson Saunders, Heinrich Gustav Reichenbach, John Gilbert Baker (1882)
"... often with unequal and gyrose summits, in four rows from the base to the middle, or in rays of two or three, and often one velvety spot in the inner ..."

2. A Manual of British Lichens: Containing Descriptions of All the Species and by William Mudd (1861)
"... as it were by their growth within the given space, into a spiral or gyrose figure, as exhibited in the genus ..."

3. Pamphlets on Forest Protection (1915)
"Plants cushion form, surface gyrose ; basidiospores septate at maturity or upon germination ; conidia when present in chains. ..."

4. Synopsis of the British Basidiomycetes: A Descriptive Catalogue of the by Worthington George Smith (1908)
"Expanded, somewhat tough, plicato-undulate, gyrose, changeable in form, smooth, vivid yellow ... Erect, firm, gelatinous, gyrose, much waved and wrinkled, ..."

5. Paxton's Flower Garden by John Lindley, Joseph Paxton, Thomas Baines (1884)
"The linear acuminate petals, the falcate narrow side lacinia; of the lip, and the very long callus, with its gyrose brain-like anterior part, ..."

6. Studies of American Fungi: Mushrooms, Edible, Poisonous, Etc by George Francis Atkinson (1900)
"It is 2-5 cm. in diameter, and is strongly folded, somewhat like the folds of a brain (gyrose). It is very soft and inclined to be watery and fluid, ..."

7. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, 4th Series by California academy of sciences (1897)
"XVIII, 1846, p. 78. Common integument minutely papillose, not distinct. Hymenium complicated with gyrose lacuna;, leading to the surface. Asci oblong. ..."

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