Definition of Gynobase

1. Noun. The enlarged receptacle in which the pistil is borne.

Generic synonyms: Receptacle



Definition of Gynobase

1. n. A dilated base or receptacle, supporting a multilocular ovary.

Definition of Gynobase

1. Noun. (botany) A dilated base or receptacle, supporting a multilocular ovary. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Gynobase

1. A dilated base or receptacle, supporting a multilocular ovary. Origin: Gr. A woman, female + E. Base. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Gynobase Pictures

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

Lexicographical Neighbors of Gynobase

gyneolatry
gynephobia
gynes
gyniatrics
gyniatries
gyniatry
gynie
gynies
gynney
gynneys
gynnies
gynny
gyno
gyno-
gynobase (current term)
gynobases
gynobasic
gynocardia oil
gynocentric
gynocentrism
gynocracy
gynoecia
gynoecium
gynogeneses
gynogenetic

Literary usage of Gynobase

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

1. Synoptical Flora of North America: The Gamopetalae, Being a Second Edition by Asa Gray (1888)
"(The depressed or elevate! disk, receptacle, or axis on which the nutlets are inserted, and from which they fall away, is called the gynobase. ..."

2. Botany by Geological Survey of California, William Henry Brewer, Sereno Watson, Asa Gray (1880)
"Nutlets rounded (or at least not margined or acute-angled) at the sides, attached to a slender mostly subulate gynobase by a narrow (or in No. ..."

3. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1913)
"Leaves lanceolate or ovate-lanceolate, nearly sessile, acute. 12. S.galericulata.— ** Nutlets membranous-winged, elevated on the slender gynobase; ..."

4. A General System of Botany Descriptive and Analytical: In Two Parts by Emmanuel Le Maout, Joseph Decaisne, Joseph Dalton Hooker (1876)
"409), and the dilated base of this composite style, extending below the ovaries and surface of the receptacle, has been called a gynobase , Apricot, ..."

5. The London Journal of Botany by Sir William Jackson Hooker (1848)
"These several conditions have been ably explained by M. Aug. de St. Hilaire, in his admirable paper on the gynobase (Mem. Mus. 10, p. 181. ..."

6. Bulletin of Pharmacy (1893)
"gynobase and pistil together 8 mm. long. Pistil proper 4_'< mm. long. Style twice as long as the ovary. Fruit globoid, with an indistinct narrowed ..."

7. Text-book of Western Botany: Consisting of Coulter's Manual of the Botany of by John Merle Coulter, Asa Gray (1885)
"... areola either to a depressed or little elevated gynobase: low and mostly diffuse or spreading annuals, sparsely or minutely hirsute: ¡eaves linear: ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Gynobase

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

Search