Definition of Phyton

1. n. One of the parts which by their repetition make up a flowering plant, each being a single joint of a stem with its leaf or leaves; a phytomer.



Definition of Phyton

1. a structural unit of a plant [n -S] : PHYTONIC [adj]

Medical Definition of Phyton

1. Origin: NL, fr. Gr. Plant. One of the parts which by their repetition make up a flowering plant, each being a single joint of a stem with its leaf or leaves; a phytomer. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Phyton

phytologist
phytologists
phytology
phytols
phytomastigophorea
phytomedicine
phytomedicines
phytomenadione
phytomere
phytomeres
phytomeron
phytometrics
phytomining
phytomitogen
phyton (current term)
phytonadione
phytoncide
phytoncides
phytonic
phytonomy
phytons
phytonutrient
phytonutrients
phytopathogen
phytopathogenic
phytopathogens
phytopathological
phytopathologist
phytopathologists

Literary usage of Phyton

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1. A History of Greece: From the Earliest Period to the Close of the Generation by George Grote (1862)
"He is more fortunate than his father by one day," was the reply of phyton. After a certain time, the sufferer was taken down from this pillory, ..."

2. A History of Greece: From the Earliest Period to the Close of the Generation by George Grote (1869)
"Under this fear he gave orders that the torments should be discontinued, and that phyton with his entire kindred should be drowned.1 The prophetic ..."

3. A History of Greece: From the Earliest Period to the Close of the Generation by George Grote (1888)
"... received a religious interpretation from contemporary critics, were probably ascribed to acts more recent than the barbarities inflicted on phyton. ..."

4. Medical lexicon: A Dictionary of Medical Science, Containing a Concise by Robley Dunglison (1866)
"phyton, (pur»,) Vegetable. ... phyton, and pathology.) Properly, th« pathology of vegetables; but occasionally ... (phyton, and f»w-, ' animal,') Zoophyte. ..."

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