Definition of Tubers

1. Noun. (plural of tuber) ¹

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Definition of Tubers

1. tuber [n] - See also: tuber

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tubers

tuberosity for serratus anterior muscle
tuberosity of cuboid bone
tuberosity of distal phalanx
tuberosity of fifth metatarsal
tuberosity of first metatarsal
tuberosity of navicular bone
tuberosity of radius
tuberosity of ulna
tuberosity reduction
tuberous begonia
tuberous plant
tuberous root
tuberous sclerosis
tuberous vetch
tubers (current term)

Literary usage of Tubers

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

1. Botanical Gazette by University of Chicago, JSTOR (Organization) (1896)
"The root.tubers of Isopyrum occidentale. DT MACDOUGAL. Soon after my recent paper dealing with the physiology of the tubers of Isopyrum ..."

2. Chambers's Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People (1868)
"It is to be borne in mind that propagation by tubers is not properly ... SCAB is a disease of the tubers, which become covered with brown, oblong, ..."

3. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1916)
"tubers: Roundish oblong to elongate-flattened or spindle- shape flattened; ... tubers: Long, cylindrical to somewhat flattened, inclined to be slightly ..."

4. A Textbook of Botany for Colleges and Universities by John Merle Coulter, Charles Reid Barnes, Henry Chandler Cowles (1911)
"As a matter of fact, tubers represent at least as many potential plants as there ... Bulbs are underground stems differing from tubers and rhizomes in their ..."

5. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"The nature of these tubers is further rendered evident by the presence of ... What the determining cause of the formation of the tubers may be is not known, ..."

6. Organography of Plants, Especially of the Archegoniata and Spermaphyta by Karl Goebel (1900)
"Thus light retards the formation of tubers on the potato1; darkness favours it. Plants in which the formation of stolons has been hindered and from which ..."

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