Definition of Dorsiventral

1. a. Having distinct upper and lower surfaces, as most common leaves. The leaves of the iris are not dorsiventral.



Definition of Dorsiventral

1. Adjective. dorsoventral ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Dorsiventral

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Dorsiventral

1. Having structurally different upper and lower surfaces. (09 Oct 1997)

Dorsiventral Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Dorsiventral Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Dorsiventral

dorses
dorsibranchiata
dorsibranchiate
dorsibranchiates
dorsiduct
dorsiferous
dorsifixed
dorsiflex
dorsiflexion
dorsiflexions
dorsiflexor
dorsiparous
dorsiscapular
dorsispinal
dorsispinal veins
dorsiventral (current term)
dorsiventrality
dorsiventrally
dorso-ventrally
dorsocaudal
dorsocephalad
dorsodynia
dorsoflexion
dorsolateral
dorsolateral fasciculus
dorsolateral plate of neural tube
dorsolateral tract
dorsolaterally
dorsolumbar
dorsomedial

Literary usage of Dorsiventral

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

1. Organography of Plants, Especially of the Archegoniata and Spermaphyta by Karl Goebel (1905)
"dorsiventral prothallus. If one conceives that in such a prothallus a portion of the marginal zone were to grow out strongly and become separate from the ..."

2. Practical Text-book of Plant Physiology by Daniel Trembly Macdougal (1912)
"The greater number of dorsiventral organs, such as leaves, ... Rotation and Curvature of Petioles of dorsiventral Leaves in Response to Geotropic Stimuli. ..."

3. The Origin of a Land Flora: A Theory Based Upon the Facts of Alternation by Frederick Orpen Bower (1908)
"It has become almost a commonplace of the elementary text-books that the radial type of flower in the Angiosperms is the primitive and the dorsiventral (or ..."

4. A Student's Text-book of Botany by Sydney Howard Vines (1896)
"The same thing occurs in many flowers (eg Epilobium) ; they are at first radial, but they become dorsiventral. Similarly, an isobilateral member may become ..."

5. Report of the Annual Meeting (1899)
"We see then good evidence that in certain cases the dorsiventral shoot is a result of adaptation, and the radial probably the primitive. ..."

6. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"It has been observed that dorsiventral branches (including the tendrils of Vitis and ... dorsiventral leaves usually remain horizontal in darkness. ..."

7. Lectures on Plant Physiology by Ludwig Jost (1907)
"We should expect a priori that all organs with dorsiventral structure would be plagiotropic, and, as a matter of fact, this assumption is correct in by far ..."

8. Lectures on the Physiology of Plants by Sydney Howard Vines (1886)
"But all organs which are dorsiventral, and therefore plagio- tropic under ... In considering the geotropic phenomena presented by these dorsiventral organs ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Dorsiventral

Search for Dorsiventral on Dictionary.com!Search for Dorsiventral on Thesaurus.com!Search for Dorsiventral on Google!Search for Dorsiventral on Wikipedia!

Search