Definition of Mucro

1. n. A minute abrupt point, as of a leaf; any small, sharp point or process, terminating a larger part or organ.



Definition of Mucro

1. Noun. (botany zoology) A pointed end, often sharp, abruptly terminating an organ, such as a projection at the tip of a leaf; the posterior tip of a cuttlebone; or the distal part of the furcula in Collembola. ¹

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Definition of Mucro

1. a sharp point at the end of certain plant and animal organs [n -CRONES]

Medical Definition of Mucro

1. A sharp, abrupt terminal point. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mucro

mucous membrane of tympanic cavity
mucous membranes
mucous neck cell
mucous papule
mucous patch
mucous plaque
mucous plug
mucous polyp
mucous rale
mucous secretion
mucously
mucousness
mucousy
mucoviscidosis
mucro (current term)
mucro cordis
mucro sterni
mucron
mucronate
mucronated
mucrones
mucronulate
mucros
muculent
mucuna
mucuna prurita
mucus
mucus colitis
mucus glycoprotein sulfotransferase

Literary usage of Mucro

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

1. Proceedings of the Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh by Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh (1902)
"mucro; x 180. Fig. 14. Papirius ornatus, Lubb. mucro. Fig. 15. ... Fig. 1. Isotoma cinerea (Nic.). Foot (1st pair). Fig. 2. , mucro. Fig. 3. ..."

2. The Canadian Entomologist by Entomological Society of Canada (1951- ), Entomological Society of Ontario (1895)
"mucro with the first tooth horizontal, without any tendency towards forming a ... mucro with two teeth 10. mucro with three teeth—the first very short, ..."

3. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign (1904)
"Front leaves 1-0 X '54 mm., slightly convex, oval-acute, margin sharply toothed, strongly nerved to near apex, ending in a strong mucro. ..."

4. The Botany of the Eastern Borders, with the Popular Names and Uses of the by George Johnston, George Tate (1853)
"... downy with almost sessile glands, reflexed, pointed with a very short mucro. I distinguish this large Bramble by its roundish ..."

5. Proceedings of the Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh by Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh (1902)
"mucro; x 180. Fig. 14. Papirius ornatus, Lubb. mucro. Fig. 15. ... Fig. 1. Isotoma cinerea (Nic.). Foot (1st pair). Fig. 2. , mucro. Fig. 3. ..."

6. The Canadian Entomologist by Entomological Society of Canada (1951- ), Entomological Society of Ontario (1895)
"mucro with the first tooth horizontal, without any tendency towards forming a ... mucro with two teeth 10. mucro with three teeth—the first very short, ..."

7. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign (1904)
"Front leaves 1-0 X '54 mm., slightly convex, oval-acute, margin sharply toothed, strongly nerved to near apex, ending in a strong mucro. ..."

8. The Botany of the Eastern Borders, with the Popular Names and Uses of the by George Johnston, George Tate (1853)
"... downy with almost sessile glands, reflexed, pointed with a very short mucro. I distinguish this large Bramble by its roundish ..."

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