Chalazal Cha*la"zal, a. Of or pertaining to the chalaza. [1913 Webster]

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  • chalazal — adjective see chalaza …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • chalazal — See chalaza. * * * …   Universalium

  • chalazal — cha·la·zal …   English syllables

  • chalazal — zəl adjective Etymology: New Latin chalaza + English al : of or relating to the chalaza; specifically : located or facing toward the chalaza of a seed …   Useful english dictionary

  • chalaza — chalazal, chalazian /keuh lay zee euhn/, adj. /keuh lay zeuh/, n., pl. chalazas, chalazae / zee/. 1. Zool. one of the two albuminous twisted cords which fasten an egg yolk to the shell membrane. 2. Bot. the point of an ovule or seed where the… …   Universalium

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  • 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

  • abchalazal — |abkə|lāzəl adjective Etymology: ab (I) + chalazal : located or facing away from the chalaza of a seed compare chalazal …   Useful english dictionary

  • chalaza — noun (plural chalazae or zas) Etymology: New Latin, from Greek, hailstone Date: circa 1704 1. either of two spiral bands in the white of a bird s egg that extend from the yolk and attach to opposite ends of the lining membrane see egg… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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