Stylopodia
Stylopodium Sty`lo*po"di*um, n.; pl. {Stylopodia}. [NL. See {Style}, and {Podium}.] (Bot.) An expansion at the base of the style, as in umbelliferous plants. [1913 Webster]

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  • Stylopodium — Sty lo*po di*um, n.; pl. {Stylopodia}. [NL. See {Style}, and {Podium}.] (Bot.) An expansion at the base of the style, as in umbelliferous plants. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stylopodium — /stuy leuh poh dee euhm/, n., pl. stylopodia / dee euh/. Bot. a glandular disk or expansion surmounting the ovary and supporting the styles in plants of the parsley family. [1825 35; < NL; see STYLO 1, PODIUM] * * * …   Universalium

  • stylopodium — /staɪləˈpoʊdiəm/ (say stuyluh pohdeeuhm) noun (plural stylopodia /staɪləˈpoʊdiə/ (say stuyluh pohdeeuh)) a glandular disc or expansion surmounting the ovary in umbelliferous plants and supporting the styles …   Australian English dictionary

  • stylopodium — [stī΄lə pō′dē əm] n. pl. stylopodia [stī΄lə pō′dē ə] [ModL: see STYLO & PODIUM] a disk or swelling at the base of the style in plants of the umbel family …   English World dictionary

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