Definition of Racemose

1. Adjective. Having stalked flowers along an elongated stem that continue to open in succession from below as the stem continues to grow. "Lilies of the valley are racemose"

Category relationships: Botany, Phytology
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Definition of Racemose

1. a. Resembling a raceme; growing in the form of a raceme; as, (Bot.) racemose berries or flowers; (Anat.) the racemose glands, in which the ducts are branched and clustered like a raceme.

Definition of Racemose

1. Adjective. (botany) Having flowers arranged along a single central axis, as in a raceme, spike, or catkin. ¹

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Definition of Racemose

1. having the form of a raceme [adj]

Medical Definition of Racemose

1. Resembling a raceme; growing in the form of a raceme; as, the racemose glands, in which the ducts are branched and clustered like a raceme. Origin: L. Racemosus full of clusters. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Racemose

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racemise
racemised
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racemism
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racemization
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racemized
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racemoid
racemoramide
racemorphanol
racemose (current term)
racemose gland
racemous
racemule
racemules
racemulose
racepath
racepaths
racephedrine
racephedrine hydrochloride
racephedrines
racer
racerlike

Literary usage of Racemose

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1. Trees: A Handbook of Forest-botany for the Woodlands and the Laboratory by Harry Marshall Ward, Percy Groom (1905)
"... Spike — Catkin—Spadix—Analysis of simple Inflorescences—Compound racemose Inflorescences—Panicle—Homogeneous and Heterogeneous Inflorescences. ..."

2. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1900)
"DD. Lrx. deeply cut (pinnatifid) 4. вв. Perennials: stems woody at the base. c. White in flower racemose 5. Cc. While in flower corymbose. u. ..."

3. Agricultural Botany: Theoretical and Practical by John Percival (1921)
"They are conveniently divided into two groups, namely (i) racemose or indefinite, and (2) cymose or definite inflorescences, in accordance with the ..."

4. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1917)
"Ivs. alternate, toothed or lobed: fls. monoecious, racemose, apetalous, inconspicuous; stamens simple, generally 3; styles united above the base, ..."

5. The Student's Flora of the British Islands by Joseph Dalton Hooker (1878)
"Catkin» flowering before the leaves appear ; male |-1 in., racemose, crowded, erect; scales broadly ovate, concave, anthers red; female £ in., styles red. ..."

6. The Student's Flora of the British Islands by Joseph Dalton Hooker (1878)
"Calkins appearing before the leaves ; male 2-4 in., bracts orbicular red ; female ^-1 in., terminal, racemose, obtuse, bracts red-brown, woody. ..."

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