Definition of Gyrous
1. gyrose [adj] - See also: gyrose
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gyrous
Literary usage of Gyrous
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1903)
"... like Haemoglobin, prove to be dextro- gyrous, and the research of which the first results are contained in this paper is the outcome of this idea. ..."
2. Class-book of Botany: Being Outlines of the Structure, Physiology, and by Alphonso Wood (1873)
"gyrous, strongly bent to and fro. Habit, the general aspect of a plant. Habitat, the natural locality, or place of growth of a wild plant Hairs, 681. ..."
3. The Anatomy of the Human Body by John Bell, Charles Bell (1803)
"... this gyrous cartilage, while the pale auditory nerve is expanded behind it. OF THE EAR OF FISHES. ..."
4. Miscellanea Curiosa: Containing a Collection of Some of the Principal by James Hodgson, Royal Society (Great Britain), William Derham, Richard Mead, Fontenelle (Bernard Le Bovier) (1727)
"... and as they paft along with their gyrous or circular Motion, they carry aloft the dry Leaves into the Air, which fell again often in places far remote. ..."
5. The MAGAZINE of Horticulture, Botany, and All Useful Discoveries and (1860)
"The Hedysarum gyrous, called the Moving plant, affords one of the most remarkable instances of vegetable motion. When exposed to the light of the sun, ..."
6. A Text-book of the Physiological Chemistry of the Animal Body: Including an by Arthur Gamgee (1893)
"The slight difference between the rotation of the plan of polarisation of the dextro- and the laevo-gyrous bodies depends doubtless upon slight and ..."