Explanate
Explanate Ex"pla*nate, a. [L. explanatus, p. p. of explanare. See {Explain}.] (Bot. & Zo["o]l.) Spreading or extending outwardly in a flat form. [1913 Webster]

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  • explanate — adjective Flat; flattened. it has been transformed, except in a few taxa where lobules are always explanate, into a galeate water sac, which is formed wholly from the lobule, with the external surface from the adaxial leaf surface. Ant: inflated …   Wiktionary

  • explanate — /eks pleuh nayt , eks play nayt/, adj. Bot., Zool. flattened; spread out. [1840 50; < L explanatus, ptp. of explanare to EXPLAIN; see ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • explanate — ex·pla·nate …   English syllables

  • explanate — ˈekspləˌnāt, ekˈsplāˌn adjective Etymology: Latin explanatus, past participle of explanare to level biology : extending outward in a flat form …   Useful english dictionary

  • Theca — A theca (plural thecae) refers to any case, covering, or sheath. In botany, the theca of an angiosperm is half of the anther. An anther and its filament form together a typical (or filantherous) stamen, part of the male floral organ.Each anther… …   Wikipedia

  • explanation — /ek spleuh nay sheuhn/, n. 1. the act or process of explaining. 2. something that explains; a statement made to clarify something and make it understandable; exposition: an explanation of a poem. 3. a meaning or interpretation: to find an… …   Universalium

  • adaxial — adjective a) On the side that is towards the axis or central line, usually on the upper side. it has been transformed, except in a few taxa where lobules are always explanate, into a galeate water sac, which is formed wholly from the lobule, with …   Wiktionary

  • galeate — adjective a) Of or relating to a galea. it has been transformed, except in a few taxa where lobules are always explanate, into a galeate water sac, which is formed wholly from the lobule, with the external surface from the adaxial leaf surface.… …   Wiktionary

  • PRAELECTIO Legis — Verbique divini frequentior et accuratior, quam hactenus obtinuerat, praedicatio, inter esraiticae Reformationis capita, memoratur Nehemiae, c. 8. v. 8. 9. Et legerunt in libro illo, in Lege Dei explanate, et apposuerunt ei intellectum et… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

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