Adnascent Ad*nas"cent, a. [L. adnascens, p. pr. of adnasci to be born, grow.] Growing to or on something else. ``An adnascent plant.'' --Evelyn. [1913 Webster]

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  • adnascent — /ad nasˈənt or nāˈsənt/ adjective Growing together with or upon something else ORIGIN: L adnāscēns, entis, prp of adnāsci, from ad to, and nāscī to be born …   Useful english dictionary

  • Adnate — Ad nate, a. [L. adnatus, p. p. of adnasci. See {Adnascent}, and cf. {Agnate}.] 1. (Physiol.) Grown to congenitally. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) Growing together; said only of organic cohesion of unlike parts. [1913 Webster] An anther is adnate when… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adnascence — (ædˈnæsəns) [f. adnascent on anal. of ns. in nce, a. Fr. nce: L. ntia.] Adhesion of parts to each other, by the whole surface. Syd. Soc. Lex …   Useful english dictionary

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