Definition of Scarious

1. thin, dry, and membranous [adj]



Medical Definition of Scarious

1. Dry and membranous. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scarious

scarificator
scarificators
scarified
scarifier
scarifiers
scarifies
scarify
scarifying
scarifyingly
scarily
scariness
scarinesses
scaring
scaringly
scariose
scarious (current term)
scarlatina
scarlatina haemorrhagica
scarlatina latens
scarlatina maligna
scarlatina rheumatica
scarlatina simplex
scarlatinal
scarlatinal nephritis
scarlatinas
scarlatinella
scarlatiniform
scarlatiniform erythema
scarlatinoid
scarlatinous

Literary usage of Scarious

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1. Botany by Geological Survey of California, William Henry Brewer, Sereno Watson, Asa Gray (1880)
"Stipules scarious or setiform. +- Petals conspicuous : styles distinct. ... Leaves ovate or oblong : stipules scarious. ceous : the setiform rigid stipules ..."

2. Synoptical Flora of North America: The Gamopetalae, Being a Second Edition by Asa Gray (1888)
"... half or more scarious-petaloid, plane ; commonly one or more accessory outer bracts. Hay-flower» G to 10 and with oblong exported ligule 3-cleft at tho ..."

3. Catalogue of the African Plants by William Philip Hiern, Alfred Barton Rendle, Friedrich Martin Josef Welwitsch (1898)
"smallest, scarious and often lacerate-ciliolate at the tip, extending to the base of the capitula; flowers yellow ; involucral scales about 15, ..."

4. Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Club by Torrey Botanical Club (1899)
"Such involucres commonly have scarious mouths. PLATE 121. ANTHOCEROS CAROLINIANUS OCCIDENTALIS. I and 2. Portions of the thallus, natural size. 3-5. ..."

5. A Flora of Western Middle California by Willis Linn Jepson (1901)
"Stamens 6, Bracts scarious. Pedicels jointed at the summit. ... Bracts small and scarious. Pedicels length twisted over the ovary; segments 6, distinct, ..."

6. Botany of the United States North of Virginia: Comprising Descriptions of by Lewis Caleb Beck (1848)
"... with opposite or alternate, entire leaves, and scarious stipules. Flowers minute, with scarious bracts. 1. ..."

7. English Botany, Or, Coloured Figures of British Plants by James Sowerby, John Thomas Boswell, Phebe Lankester, John William Salter (1870)
"Glumes of the female flowers oblong-lanceolate or oblong-ovate, acute, pale green Avith very broad white scarious margins, ultimately nearly wholly white, ..."

8. Flora Cestrica: An Attempt to Enumerate and Describe the Flowering and by William Darlington (1837)
"... tho leaflets lance-oblong, with a green keel, scarious on th» margin; ray.* white, neuter, spreading, often drooping or ..."

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