syncarpy
noun see syncarpous

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • syncarpy — See syncarpous. * * * …   Universalium

  • syncarpy — syn·car·py …   English syllables

  • syncarpy — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷pē noun ( es) Etymology: syncarpous + y : a syncarpous state or quality …   Useful english dictionary

  • syncarpous — syncarpy /sin kahr pee/, n. /sin kahr peuhs/, adj. Bot. 1. of the nature of or pertaining to a syncarp. 2. composed of or having united carpels. [1820 30; < NL syncarpus. See SYN , CARPOUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • Gynoecium — A gynoecium (from Ancient Greek gyne , woman ) is the female reproductive part of a flower. The male counterpart is called an androecium . A gynoecium is composed of one or more pistils. A pistil may consist of a single free carpel, or be formed… …   Wikipedia

  • syncarpous — adjective Date: circa 1830 having the carpels of the gynoecium united in a compound ovary • syncarpy noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • angiosperm — /an jee euh sperrm /, n. Bot. a plant having its seeds enclosed in an ovary; a flowering plant. Cf. gymnosperm. [ANGIO + SPERM] * * * ▪ plant Introduction       any member of the more than 300,000 species of flowering plants (division Anthophyta) …   Universalium

  • συγκαρπία — η, Ν βοτ. η κατάσταση κατά την οποία τα καρπόφυλλα που αποτελούν τον γυναικώνα ενός άνθους συμφύονται σε έναν και μόνο ύπερο. [ΕΤΥΜΟΛ. Αντιδάνεια λ., πρβλ. αγγλ. syncarpy < συν * + καρπός + κατάλ. ία] …   Dictionary of Greek

  • syncarpous — [sin kär′pəs] adj. [see SYN & CARPOUS] Bot. composed of carpels growing together syncarpy n …   English World dictionary

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