Caulome
Caulome Cau"lome, n. [Gr. kalo`s stem + -ome as in rhizome.] (Bot.) A stem structure or stem axis of a plant, viewed as a whole. -- {Cau*lom"ic}, a. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] ||

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  • caulome — n. [Gr. kaulos, stem] (CNIDARIA: Hydrozoa) An erect stem or stalk of a solitary polyp …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • caulome — cau·lome …   English syllables

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  • Caulomic — Caulome Cau lome, n. [Gr. kalo s stem + ome as in rhizome.] (Bot.) A stem structure or stem axis of a plant, viewed as a whole. {Cau*lom ic}, a. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • -ome — suffix forming nouns denoting objects or parts of a specified nature (rhizome; trichome). Etymology: var. of OMA * * * ˌōm noun suffix ( s) Etymology: New Latin omat , oma, from Latin omat , oma oma …   Useful english dictionary

  • cauline —   a. Botany, growing on stem.    ♦ cauliform, a. like a stem.    ♦ cauligenous, a. borne on stem.    ♦ caulescent, a. with aerial stem.    ♦ caulome, n. stem structure of plant.    ♦ caulotaxy, n. disposition of branches on stem …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • caul- — combining form or cauli or caulo Etymology: cauli from Latin caulis; caul , caulo from New Latin, from Gk. kaul , kaulo , from kaulos more at hole …   Useful english dictionary

  • caulomic — adjective see caulome …   Useful english dictionary

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