Definition of Polypody

1. Noun. Any of numerous ferns of the genus Polypodium.




Definition of Polypody

1. n. Any plant of the genus Polypodium.

Definition of Polypody

1. Noun. (botany) Any of many ferns of the genus ''Polypodium'', especially common polypody. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Polypody

1. a fern [n -DIES] - See also: fern

Medical Definition of Polypody

1. Any plant of the genus Polypodium. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Polypody

polyploidies
polyploidization
polyploidizations
polyploids
polyploidy
polypnea
polypneas
polypneic
polypod
polypode
polypodia
polypodial
polypodies
polypodium
polypods
polypody (current term)
polypoid
polypoid adenoma
polypoid gallbladder lesions
polypomedusae
polyporaceae
polypore
polypores
polyporous
polyporus
polyposia
polyposic
polyposis
polyposis coli
polyposis syndromes

Literary usage of Polypody

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1. The American Botanist edited by Willard Nelson Clute (1903)
"VARIATIONS IN THE COMMON polypody. FIG. 1. ... T Acting upon this conviction I began this season an investigation of the common polypody ..."

2. Studien zur Entwicklungsgeschichte des japanischen Riesensalamanders by Charles Stuart Gager, Daniel Lange (1916)
"DIRECTIONS FOR STUDY Polypodium vulgare (COMMON polypody) A. Classification: Division ... polypody."

3. Through the Year with Thoreau by Henry David Thoreau, Herbert Wendell Gleason (1917)
"polypody NOVEMBER 2, 1857. It is very pleasant and cheerful nowadays, when the brown and withered leaves strew the ground and almost every plant is fallen ..."

4. The British Ferns: Or, Coloured Figures and Descriptions, with the Needful ...by William Jackson Hooker by William Jackson Hooker (1861)
"The well-known "polypody of the Oak," as our sage forefathers used to call it,* is found in the cold and temperate parts of many regions of the globe ..."

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