adverb see meristem

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • meristematically — See meristematic. * * * …   Universalium

  • meristematically — adverb In a meristematic way …   Wiktionary

  • meristematically — meri·ste·mat·i·cal·ly …   English syllables

  • meristematically — adverb see meristematic …   Useful english dictionary

  • meristematic — meristematically, adv. /mer euh steuh mat ik/, adj. Bot. consisting of or having the properties of meristem. [1880 85; meristemat , base, in derivation, of MERISTEM (see GLOSSEMATICS) + IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • meristem — noun Etymology: Greek meristos divided (from merizein to divide, from meros) + English em (as in system) Date: 1872 a formative plant tissue usually made up of small cells capable of dividing indefinitely and giving rise to similar cells or to… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • meristem — [mer′ə stem΄] n. [< Gr meristos, divided < merizein, to divide < meros, a part (see MERIT) + ēm(a), n. suffix] undifferentiated plant tissue, as the growing tips of roots and stems, the cambium, etc., consisting of actively growing and… …   English World dictionary

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