Definition of Adnation

1. n. The adhesion or cohesion of different floral verticils or sets of organs.



Definition of Adnation

1. Noun. (botany) The adhesion or cohesion of different floral verticils or sets of organs. ¹

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Definition of Adnation

1. the state of being adnate [n -S]

Medical Definition of Adnation

1. The adhesion or cohesion of different floral verticils or sets of organs. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Adnation

admonitions
admonitive
admonitor
admonitorial
admonitorily
admonitors
admonitory
admonitrices
admonitrix
admontite
admontites
admortization
admynistre
adnascent
adnation (current term)
adnations
adnerval
adneural
adnexa
adnexa oculi
adnexa uteri
adnexal
adnexal adenoma
adnexal carcinoma
adnexal diseases
adnexectomies
adnexectomy
adnexed
adnexitides

Literary usage of Adnation

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1. The Elements of Botany for Beginners and for Schools by Asa Gray (1887)
"adnation, or Consolidation, is the union of the members of parts belonging to ... 270, Flax-flower, there is no adnation; sepals, petals, and stamens, ..."

2. Apgar's Plant Analysisby Ellis A. Apgar by Ellis A. Apgar (1876)
"adnation, number of cells, placentation. Anthers. — Form, cells, dehiscence. . Fruit. — Dehiscence, kind. Pistil. ..."

3. Gray's Botanical Text-book by Asa Gray (1879)
"adnation is heterogeneous organic cohesion or adhesion : coalescence is ... adnation occurs in very various degrees, and affects either some or all ..."

4. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1868)
"In some remarks before the Academy on July 14th, in reference to adnation in the leaves of Conifera, I said that the power to branch was the test of vigor; ..."

5. Structural Botany: Or Organography on the Basis of Morphology. To which is by Asa Gray (1879)
"adnation brings some other terms into use in botanical descriptions, especially those of superior and inferior. In this connection, these words (in Latin ..."

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