Definition of Monochasium

1. Noun. (botany) A type of cyme on which each single axis bears one flower. ¹



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Definition of Monochasium

1. [n -SIA]

Medical Definition of Monochasium

1. A cymose inflorescence with the branches arising singly. Compare: dichasium. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Monochasium

monocarpous plant
monocarps
monocation
monocations
monocausal
monocellular
monocentric chromosome
monocephalous
monocephalus
monoceros
monochalcogenide
monochalcogenides
monocharged
monochasia
monochasial
monochasium (current term)
monochlamydeous
monochloride
monochlorides
monochlorination
monochlorobiphenyl
monochlorobiphenyls
monochloroethane
monochlorphenamide
monochord
monochords
monochorea
monochorial
monochorionic

Literary usage of Monochasium

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1. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1899)
"Furthermore a peculiar modification of the cyme is well known as the monochasium in which there is but one lateral ramification. This finds its parallel in ..."

2. Trees: A Handbook of Forest-botany for the Woodlands and the Laboratory by Harry Marshall Ward, Percy Groom (1905)
"Stages in the development of a Sympodial Inflorescence (cyme) with one false axis or monochasium. A, young stage shortly after emergence from the bud, ..."

3. Guayule (Parthenium Argentatum Gray): A Rubber-Plant of the Chihuahuan Desert by Francis Ernest Lloyd (1911)
"... monochasium (fig. 10), is terminal, and thus ends the growth of the chief shoot. In some instances flowering may not occur for some years, ..."

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