Hexamerous
Hexamerous \Hex*am"er*ous\, a. [Hexa- + Gr.? part.] (Bot.) In six parts; in sixes. [1913 Webster]

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  • hexamerous — [hek sam′ər əs] adj. [ HEXA + MEROUS] having six parts in each whorl: said of flowers: also written 6 merous …   English World dictionary

  • hexamerous — adj. [Gr. hex, six; meros, part] Having 6 radially arranged parts or multiples of 6 …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • hexamerous — hexamerism /hek sam euh riz euhm/, n. /hek sam euhr euhs/, adj. 1. consisting of or divided into six parts. 2. Zool. having a radially symmetrical arrangement of organs in six groups. 3. Bot. having six members in each whorl. [1855 60; < LL… …   Universalium

  • hexamerous — [hɛk sam(ə)rəs] noun Botany & Zoology having parts arranged in groups of six …   English new terms dictionary

  • hexamerous — hex·am·er·ous …   English syllables

  • hexamerous — /hɛkˈsæmərəs/ (say hek samuhruhs) adjective 1. consisting of or divided into six parts. 2. Zoology having a radially symmetrical arrangement of organs in six groups. {hexa + mer(e) + ous} …   Australian English dictionary

  • hexamerous — rəs adjective Etymology: hexa + merous 1. botany : consisting of six parts : having floral whorls composed of six members 2. zoology : having six parts or parts in multiples of six arranged radially used especially of anthozoans in which the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • hexameral — (ˈ)hek|sam(ə)rəl adjective Etymology: hexamerous + al : hexamerous …   Useful english dictionary

  • hexamerism — See hexamerous. * * * …   Universalium

  • hexameral — /hek sam euhr euhl/, adj. hexamerous. [1875 80; HEXAMER(OUS) + AL1] * * * …   Universalium

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