dichotomously
adverb see dichotomous

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  • Dichotomously — Dichotomous Di*chot o*mous, a. [L. dichotomos, Gr. ?; ? in two, asunder + diate mnein to cut.] Regularly dividing by pairs from bottom to top; as, a dichotomous stem. {Di*chot o*mous*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dichotomously — See dichotomous. * * * …   Universalium

  • dichotomously — adv. in a dichotomous manner …   English contemporary dictionary

  • dichotomously — di·chot·o·mous·ly …   English syllables

  • dichotomously — adverb in a dichotomous manner • Derived from adjective: ↑dichotomous …   Useful english dictionary

  • dichotomous — dichotomously, adv. dichotomousness, n. /di kot euh meuhs/, adj. 1. divided or dividing into two parts. 2. of or pertaining to dichotomy. [1680 90; < LL dichotomos < Gk dichótomos. See DICHO , TOME, OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • fern — fernless, adj. fernlike, adj. /ferrn/, n. any seedless, nonflowering vascular plant of the class Filicinae, of tropical to temperate regions, characterized by true roots produced from a rhizome, triangular fronds that uncoil upward and have a… …   Universalium

  • Fern — /ferrn/, n. a female given name. * * * Any of about 10,000–12,000 species (division Filicophyta) of nonflowering vascular plants that have true roots, stems, and complex leaves and reproduce by spores. Though ferns were once classified with the… …   Universalium

  • cycadophyte — ▪ plant Introduction       any member of a diverse collection of mostly extinct primitive gymnospermous plants. They probably had their origins among the progymnosperms of the Devonian Period (416 to 359 million years ago), possibly among a… …   Universalium

  • Zamiaceae — Taxobox name = Zamiaceae image width = 240px image caption = Encephalartos lebomboensis regnum = Plantae divisio = Cycadophyta classis = Cycadopsida ordo = Cycadales familia = Zamiaceae familia authority = Horaninow subdivision ranks = Genera… …   Wikipedia

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