axile placentation


axile placentation
axile placentation
n.
Bot. a type of placenta structure in an ovary with the ovules forming at the angles where the septa join the central placenta

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  • axile placentation — n. Bot. a type of placenta structure in an ovary with the ovules forming at the angles where the septa join the central placenta * * * …   Universalium

  • axile placentation — noun ovules are borne at or around the center of a compound ovary on an axis formed from joined septa • Hypernyms: ↑placentation …   Useful english dictionary

  • Placentation — Plac en*ta tion, n. 1. (Anat.) The mode of formation of the placenta in different animals; as, the placentation of mammals. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) The mode in which the placenta is arranged or composed; as, axile placentation; parietal… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • placentation — noun 1. the formation of the placenta in the uterus • Hypernyms: ↑bodily process, ↑body process, ↑bodily function, ↑activity 2. arrangement of the ovules in the placenta and of the placentas in the ovary • Hypernyms: ↑reproductive structure …   Useful english dictionary

  • axile — [ aksil ] adj. • 1697; du lat. axis « axe », d apr. ductile, tactile ♦ Sc. Qui forme un axe. Filaments axiles. Bot. Placentation axile. Organes axiles. ● axile adjectif Se dit d un mode de placentation des ovules végétaux où ceux ci sont groupés… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • placentation — [ plasɛ̃tasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1817 en bot.; de placenta 1 ♦ Embryol. Formation du placenta; manière dont il est disposé selon les espèces. Placentation diffuse, discoïde. 2 ♦ Bot. Manière dont les graines sont disposées sur le carpelle. Placentation… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • free central placentation — n. Bot. a type of placenta structure in an ovary, in which the ovules cluster freely around a columnlike central placenta which is attached at the base of the ovary: cf. AXILE PLACENTATION, PARIETAL (sense 3) * * * …   Universalium

  • free central placentation — n. Bot. a type of placenta structure in an ovary, in which the ovules cluster freely around a columnlike central placenta which is attached at the base of the ovary: cf. AXILE PLACENTATION, PARIETAL (sense 3) …   English World dictionary

  • angiosperm — /an jee euh sperrm /, n. Bot. a plant having its seeds enclosed in an ovary; a flowering plant. Cf. gymnosperm. [ANGIO + SPERM] * * * ▪ plant Introduction       any member of the more than 300,000 species of flowering plants (division Anthophyta) …   Universalium

  • Lamiales — ▪ plant order Introduction   mint order of flowering plants, including 23 families and more than 23,000 species. The main families in the order are Lamiaceae, Verbenaceae, Plantaginaceae, Scrophulariaceae, Orobanachaceae, Acanthaceae,… …   Universalium