Definition of Domatia

1. Noun. (plural of domatium) ¹

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Definition of Domatia

1. domatium [n] - See also: domatium

Medical Definition of Domatia

1. Small structures on the lower surface of a leaf in some woody dicotyledons, usually consisting of depressions, partly enclosed by leaf tissue or hairs, located in the axils of the primary veins. Sing. Domatium. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Domatia

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domain names
domain of discourse
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domatia (current term)
dome cell
dome light
domed stadium

Literary usage of Domatia

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1. Chapters in Modern Botany by Patrick Geddes (1893)
"CHAPTER VII RELATIONS BETWEEN PLANTS AND ANIMALS Plants and Snails — Plants and Ants — domatia ... domatia ..."

2. The Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales by Linnean Society of New South Wales (1896)
"In the diseased-looking domatia of ^n at 98 I found that t lu. ... The mitos were found in a few of the domatia, and in all the domatia were found dust, ..."

3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1897)
"They fall, however, under two distinct categories: (1) domatia which are merely extra-floral nectaries, and which may be modified stipules, ..."

4. Psyche: A Journal of Entomology by Cambridge Entomological Club (1890)
"If this is true, a plausible explanation of the one, when reached, may throw light therefore, be worth while to note that Lundstrom holds acaro-domatia for ..."

5. A Textbook of Botany for Colleges and Universities by John Merle Coulter, Charles Reid Barnes, Henry Chandler Cowles (1911)
"In the tropics, many ants establish domatia (ie abodes) in the internal cavities which occur in various plants; in Cecropia the domatia consist of large ..."

6. Systematic Anatomy of the Dicotyledons: A Handbook for Laboratories of Pure by Hans Solereder, Dukinfield Henry Scott (1908)
"The domatia found in many members of the Order, such as species of ... these domatia appear on the under side of the leaves along the midribs and in the ..."

7. Plant Life, Considered with Special Reference to Form and Function by Charles Reid Barnes (1898)
"domatia.—Somewhat similar dwelling places, though less er-\\—^Wn~a ... domatia on under side of leaves. A, between midrib and laterals of Psychotria. ..."

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