adjective see epigeal

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  • epigeic — ep·i·ge·ic …   English syllables

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  • Epigeal — Epigeal, epigean, epigeic and epigeous are biological terms describing an organism s activity above the soil surface.In botany, a seed is described as epigeal when the cotyledons of the germinating seed expand, throw off the seed shell and become …   Wikipedia

  • epigeal — also epigean or epigeous or epigeic adjective Etymology: Greek epigaios upon the earth, from epi + gaia earth Date: 1861 1. of a cotyledon forced above ground by elongation of the hypocotyl 2. marked by the production of epigeal cotyledons <… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • List of plant morphology terms — Biologists that study plant morphology use a number of different terms to describe plant organs and parts that can be observed with the human eye using no more than a hand held magnifying lens. These terms are used to identify and classify plants …   Wikipedia

  • Eisenia andrei — Taxobox | name = Eisenia andrei image width = 240px regnum = Animalia phylum = Annelida classis = Clitellata ordo = Haplotaxida familia = Lumbricidae genus = Eisenia species = E. andrei binomial = Eisenia andrei binomial authority = Bouché, 1972… …   Wikipedia

  • Earthworm — Taxobox name = Earthworm image width = 250px image2 width = 250px image2 caption = Lumbricus terrestris, the Common European Earthworm regnum = Animalia phylum = Annelida classis = Oligochaeta ordo = Haplotaxida subordo = Lumbricina subdivision… …   Wikipedia

  • epigean — adj. [Gr. epi, upon; gaia, earth] Living at or above the soil surface; epigeic; epigenous; see endogean, hypogean …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • epigeous — adjective Growing above the ground. Ant: hypogeous See Also: epigeal, epigean, epigeic …   Wiktionary

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