Definition of Suspensor

1. Noun. A support for the genitals worn by men engaging in strenuous exercise.




Definition of Suspensor

1. n. A suspensory.

Definition of Suspensor

1. Noun. (American English) An athletic support; a jockstrap ¹

2. Noun. The cord which suspends the embryo, and which is attached to the radicle in the young state; the proembryo. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Suspensor

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Suspensor

suspensers
suspenses
suspensibilities
suspensibility
suspensible
suspension
suspension bridge
suspension of disbelief
suspension point
suspension system
suspensionless
suspensions
suspensive
suspensively
suspensiveness
suspensor (current term)
suspensories
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suspensory bandage
suspensory ligament
suspensory ligaments
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suspicion
suspicioned
suspicioning
suspicionless
suspicions
suspicious
suspiciously

Literary usage of Suspensor

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1. Organography of Plants, Especially of the Archegoniata and Spermaphyta by Karl Goebel, Isaac Bayley Balfour (1905)
"When the suspensor is developed there is in consequence of it a polar differentiation, and the end of the embryo which is turned away from the suspensor is ..."

2. The Origin of a Land Flora: A Theory Based Upon the Facts of Alternation by Frederick Orpen Bower (1908)
"While the suspensor is thus recognised as biologically important, it may, ... I. =where a suspensor is formed, which is cut off by the f1rst wall, ..."

3. Morphology of Angiosperms: (Morphology of Spermatophytes. Part II) by John Merle Coulter, Charles Joseph Chamberlain (1903)
"galli, in which the massive pro- embryo is elongated and there is no superficial separation between embryo and suspensor. In case two or more of the first ..."

4. Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Club by Torrey Botanical Club (1921)
"The extension of the suspensor mass beyond the endosperm into the remnant of the ... 8, shows a four-celled embryo and two very short suspensor cells. ..."

5. A Student's Text-book of Botany by Sydney Howard Vines (1896)
"The following are noteworthy peculiarities in the morphology and physiology of the suspensor. It is generally a filament consisting of a longer or shorter ..."

6. Quarterly Journal of Microscopical Scienceedited by Biologists Limited, The Company of. edited by Biologists Limited, The Company of. (1880)
"The embryo now consists of four cells—a " suspensor " of two cells separated by swollen walls, and an embryo proper of two superposed cells, of which each ..."

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