Definition of Replum

1. n. The framework of some pods, as the cress, which remains after the valves drop off.



Definition of Replum

1. a partition in fruit [n REPLA]

Medical Definition of Replum

1. A longitudinal partition in an ovary, formed between parietal placentas. (09 Oct 1997)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Replum

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replum (current term)
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Literary usage of Replum

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

1. Report of the Annual Meeting (1872)
"... fall oil' at their articulation with tho stem, leaving the seeds still adherent along the edges of the stem in four rows. The replum is therefore not a ..."

2. Report by British Association for the Advancement of Science (1872)
"On the Nature of the Cruciferous fruit, with refermée to the replum. ... VINS, MD Lond., FBS Ed. The replum is a direct prolongation of the stem, ..."

3. An Elementary Course of Botany: Structural, Physiological, and Systematic by Arthur Henfrey, Maxwell Tylden Masters (1878)
"... by the replum, from which the valves separate in dehiscence, leaving the placentas as a frame : or 1-celled from the imperfection of the ..."

4. A Collection of the Most Approved Examples of Doorways, from Ancient by Thomas Leverton Donaldson (1833)
"This " replum" has, without exception I think, always been conceived to the filling-in of the panel : now, if that were the case, it would be so small as to ..."

5. Botany by Geological Survey of California, William Henry Brewer, Sereno Watson, Asa Gray (1880)
"+t Valves nerveless ; replum thickened : seeds wingless : flowers white or rose-color, ... Pod with elongated beak and very stout replum. Seed turgid. ..."

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