Definition of Microphyllous

1. a. Small- leaved.



Definition of Microphyllous

1. Adjective. (context: Phytotomy) Of or having microphyll leaves ¹

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Definition of Microphyllous

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Microphyllous

1. Small-leaved. Origin: Micro- + Gr. Leaf. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Microphyllous

microphoning
microphonoscope
microphonous
microphotograph
microphotographic
microphotographs
microphotography
microphotometer
microphotometers
microphotometry
microphthalmia
microphthalmy
microphyll
microphyllidious
microphyllous (current term)
microphylls
microphysical
microphysically
microphysicist
microphysicists
microphysics
microphytal
microphyte
microphytes
micropia
micropillar
micropillars
micropinocytosis
micropipet

Literary usage of Microphyllous

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1. The Vegetation of a Desert Mountain Range as Conditioned by Climatic Factors by Forrest Shreve (1915)
"Krameria glandulosa, microphyllous, evergreen. 1 to 2 m. ... Olneya tesota, microphyllous, evergreen (foliage occasionally ..."

2. The Vegetation of a Desert Mountain Range as Conditioned by Climatic Factors by Forrest Shreve (1915)
"Olneya tesota, microphyllous, evergreen (foliage occasionally ... Zizyphus lycioides var. canescens, microphyllous, evergreen 1 to 2 m. ..."

3. Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences by Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences (1900)
"... imbricated (except near the end of a stem or branch); branches not microphyllous. ... some of the branches microphyllous and of short, limited growth. ..."

4. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1904)
"... which is the internal expression of their microphyllous, ... were probably derived from a microphyllous ..."

5. The Origin of a Land Flora: A Theory Based Upon the Facts of Alternation by Frederick Orpen Bower (1908)
"... these the microphyllous would be derived by widespread reduction. Putting aside the collateral speculations of Tansley to which exception may be taken, ..."

6. Rhodora by New England Botanical Club (1907)
"... on a somewhat longer microphyllous branch; bracts in three to six pairs, ... borne in dense masses at the tips of microphyllous stems or branches. ..."

7. Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Club by Torrey Botanical Club (1902)
"... sparingly and irregularly branched, the branches sometimes microphyllous : rhizoids scanty : leaves distant to imbricated, the lobe obliquely spreading, ..."

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