Definition of Angiocarpous

1. Adjective. Having or being fruit enclosed in a shell or husk.

Exact synonyms: Angiocarpic
Partainyms: Angiocarp, Angiocarp
Derivative terms: Angiocarp



Definition of Angiocarpous

1. a. Having fruit inclosed within a covering that does not form a part of itself; as, the filbert covered by its husk, or the acorn seated in its cupule.

Definition of Angiocarpous

1. Adjective. describing a plant whose fruit is in an envelope and not part of a calyx. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Angiocarpous

1. Having fruit inclosed within a covering that does not form a part of itself; as, the filbert covered by its husk, or the acorn seated in its cupule. Having the seeds or spores covered, as in certain lichens. Origin: Angio- + Gr. Fruit. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Angiocarpous

angioblast
angioblastic cells
angioblastic cyst
angioblastoma
angioblastomas
angioblastomata
angioblasts
angiocardiogram
angiocardiographic
angiocardiography
angiocardiokinetic
angiocardiopathy
angiocarp
angiocarpian
angiocarpic
angiocarpous (current term)
angiocentric
angiocholecystitis
angiocholitis
angiocyst
angioderm
angiodiascopy
angiodynography
angiodysgenetic myelomalacia
angiodysplasia
angiodystrophy
angioedema
angioedemas
angioelephantiasis
angioendotheliomatosis

Literary usage of Angiocarpous

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Annales Mycologici (1906)
"In the angiocarpous forms, this grows and preserves its integrity until after the formation of the lamellae and stipe. The first differentiation consists in ..."

2. The Micrographic Dictionary: A Guide to the Examination and Investigation of by John William Griffith, Arthur Henfrey (1883)
"... opposed to the Discomycetes, with open fruits, like the angiocarpous and ... (angiocarpous Lichens), containing a number of species separated from ..."

3. A Student's Text-book of Botany by Sydney Howard Vines (1896)
"... and remains attached to the stipe as the ring, a. (i nat. size.) Order 2. Gasteromycetes. angiocarpous ; the hymenium is either not ex- f«/! ..."

4. Elements of Structural and Systematic Botany: For High Schools and by Douglas Houghton Campbell (1890)
"They are sometimes divided, according to the position of the spores, into three orders: the closed- fruited (angiocarpous) forms, the half- closed ..."

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