Definition of Monopodium

1. n. A single and continuous vegetable axis; -- opposed to sympodium.



Definition of Monopodium

1. [n -DIA]

Medical Definition of Monopodium

1. Origin: L. See Monopody. A single and continuous vegetable axis; opposed to sympodium. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Monopodium

monoplast
monoplastic
monoplasts
monoplegia
monoploid
monoploids
monoploidy
monopneumona
monopod
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monopodium (current term)
monopods
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Literary usage of Monopodium

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1. Manners and customs of the ancient Egyptians by John Gardner Wilkinson (1837)
"... supported, like the monopodium of the Romans, on a single shaft, or leg, in the centre, or by the figure of a man, intended to represent a captive. ..."

2. Manners and Customs of the Ancient Egyptians: Including Their Private Life by John Gardner Wilkinson (1842)
"... supported, like the monopodium of the Romans, on a single shaft, or leg, in the centre, or by the figure of a man, intended to represent a captive. ..."

3. Text-book of Botany, Morphological and Physiological by Julius Sachs (1882)
"A monopodium arises when the generating structure, following the direction of its previous growth, continues to grow at its apex, while lateral structures ..."

4. Botany for High Schools and Colleges by Charles Edwin Bessey (1880)
"120, C). b, Sympodial cymose monopodium, in which some of the lateral branches are suppressed ; this may be V. Helicoid, when the suppression is all on one ..."

5. The Essentials of Botany by Charles Edwin Bessey (1896)
"Cymose monopodium, in which the axis soon ceases to grow, and is overtopped by one or more of its ... C, forked cymose monopodium, the compound or falsely ..."

6. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1890)
"172. monopodial (mon-o-po'di-al), a. [< monopodium + -al."] Resembling or after the manner of a ... monopodium (mon-o-po'di-um), n.; pi. mono- podia (-ä). ..."

7. Plant Indicators: The Relation of Plant Communities to Process and Practice by Frederic Edward Clements (1920)
"monopodium with leaves but no scales. A. Aerial leaf and flower shoots: Trifolium ... monopodium with both leaves and scales. A. Without creeping offshoots: ..."

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