Definition of Quadrifid

1. a. Divided, or deeply cleft, into four parts; as, a quadrifid perianth; a quadrifid leaf.



Definition of Quadrifid

1. Adjective. Divided, or deeply cleft, into four parts. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Quadrifid

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Quadrifid

1. Divided, or deeply cleft, into four parts; as, a quadrifid perianth; a quadrifid leaf. Origin: L. Quadrifidus; quattuor four + findere to cleave: cf. F. Quadrifide. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Quadrifid

quadricorn
quadricornous
quadricostate
quadrics
quadricuspid
quadricyclane
quadricyclanes
quadricycle
quadricycles
quadridavyne
quadridentate
quadridigitate
quadriennial
quadriennially
quadrifarious
quadrifid (current term)
quadrifocal
quadrifoil
quadrifoliate
quadriform
quadrifurcate
quadrifurcated
quadriga
quadrigae
quadrigal
quadrigamist
quadrigamists
quadrigas
quadrigatus
quadrigeminal

Literary usage of Quadrifid

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1. Insectivorous Plants by Charles Darwin (1908)
"... under culture and in a skite of nature—Absorption by the quadrifid processes and glands— Tubers serving as reservoirs for water—Various other species of ..."

2. Insectivorous Plants by Charles Darwin (1875)
"Captures crustaceans — Structure of the leaves in comparison with those of Dionaea— Absorption by the glands, by the quadrifid processes, and points on the ..."

3. Charles Darwin's Works by Charles Darwin (1896)
"Captures crustaceans — Structure of the leaves in comparison with those of Dionaea —Absorption by the glands, by the quadrifid processes, and points on the ..."

4. The Philippine Journal of Science by Philippines Bureau of Science (1908)
"quadrifid bristles grow from the dorso-lateral area of the first three abdominal segments and dorsal to these are very short trifid seta). ..."

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