Nervation
Nervation Ner*va"tion (n[~e]r*v[=a]"sh[u^]n), n. The arrangement of nerves and veins, especially those of leaves; neuration. [1913 Webster]

The outlines of the fronds of ferns, and their nervation, are frail characters if employed alone for the determination of existing genera. --J. D. Hooker. [1913 Webster]


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  • nervation — [ nɛrvasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1800; de nerf « nervure » ♦ Bot., zool. Disposition des nervures d une feuille, d une aile d insecte. La forme de la feuille dépend de sa nervation. ● nervation nom féminin Disposition des nervures dans une feuille ou dans l …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • nervation — [nər vā′shən] n. [< NERVE + ATION] VENATION …   English World dictionary

  • nervation — noun A pattern of nerves, e.g. as seen on a leaf His parchment skin earily displayed a bloodred nervation Syn: venation See Also: nerved, nerveless, nervure …   Wiktionary

  • nervation — ˌnərˈvāshən noun ( s) Etymology: probably from (assumed) New Latin nervation , nervatio, from (assumed) New Latin nervatus nervate + Latin ion , io ion : an arrangement or system of nerves; often : venation …   Useful english dictionary

  • nervation — noun Date: 1849 an arrangement or system of nerves; also venation …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • nervation — /nerr vay sheuhn/, n. venation. Also, nervature /nerr veuh choor , cheuhr/. [1715 25; NERVE + ATION] * * * …   Universalium

  • nervation — (nèr va sion) s. f. 1°   Terme de botanique. Ensemble des nervures d une feuille. 2°   Terme de vétérinaire. Synonyme de névrotomie. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Voy. nervure …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • nervation — ner·va·tion || nÉ™r veɪʃn /nəː n. arrangement of nerves or veins …   English contemporary dictionary

  • nervation — noun Botany the arrangement of nerves in a leaf. Origin C18: from Fr., based on nerf nerve …   English new terms dictionary

  • nervation — ner·va·tion …   English syllables

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