Definition of Resupinate

1. a. Inverted in position; appearing to be upside down or reversed, as the flowers of the orchis and the leaves of some plants.

Definition of Resupinate

1. Adjective. (botany) Having the appearance of being upside down ¹

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Definition of Resupinate

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Resupinate

1. Twisted through 180 degrees, for example as with the ovary of most orchids. (10 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Resupinate

resumes
resuming
resummation
resummations
resummed
resummon
resummoned
resummoning
resummons
resumption
resumptions
resumptive
resumptive pronoun
resumptive pronouns
resumptively
resupinate (current term)
resupinated
resupination
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resupplied
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resupply
resupplying
resurface
resurfaced
resurfacer
resurfacers
resurfaces
resurfacing
resurge

Literary usage of Resupinate

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

1. Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden by Missouri Botanical Garden (1879)
"Wholly resupinate specimens have the color of the hymenium of reflexed ... So many reflexed species occur resupinate that one should be sure to gather the ..."

2. Pamphlets on Forest Protection (1915)
"Plants membranaceous, resupinate ; hymenium fleshy but it maturity ... Plants entirely resupinate; cystidia colorless, minutely verrucose at the apex. ..."

3. Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Club by Torrey Botanical Club (1907)
"More commonly, however, the resupinate forms simply have the margin ... When wholly resupinate the plant is scarcely distinguishable from some forms of ,S. ..."

4. Moulds, Mildews, and Mushrooms: A Guide to the Systematic Study of the Fungi by Lucien Marcus Underwood (1899)
"Normally resupinate. 6. 3. Pores usually small or medium size, round or angular. ... J Almost any species of Polyporus may become resupinate and this genus ..."

5. British Fungus-flora: A Classified Textbook of Mycology by George Massee (1892)
"resupinate; hymenium covered with folds or wrinkles, having the edge entire ... resupinate; hymenium with scattered, wart-like granules, which become more ..."

6. A Preliminary Report on the Hymeniales of Connecticut by Edward Albert White (1905)
"In these resupinate forms, only the spiny, spore-bearing surface is visible; the spines always growing directly towards the ground, which distinguishes the ..."

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