noun Date: 1677 a malformation of plant stems commonly manifested as enlargement and flattening as if several stems were fused

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  • fasciation — [ fasjasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1829; du lat. fascia ♦ Bot. Disposition particulière de certaines structures végétales (branches, rameaux, pédoncules) qui s aplatissent au lieu de conserver leur forme cylindrique. Les fasciations des forsythias. ●… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Fasciation — Fas ci*a tion, n. The act or manner of binding up; bandage; also, the condition of being fasciated. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fasciation — [fash΄ē ā′shən] n. [Fr] 1. the condition of being fasciate 2. a binding up 3. Bot. an abnormal broadening, flattening, and clumping of plant stems, as in broccoli …   English World dictionary

  • Fasciation — Wyethia helianthoides or Mule s Ear Wildflower (on right) showing fasciation …   Wikipedia

  • Fasciation — Euphorbia cristée Euphorbia fasciée …   Wikipédia en Français

  • fasciation — ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˈāshən noun ( s) Etymology: probably from (assumed) New Latin fasciation , fasciatio, from (assumed) New Latin fasciatus + Latin ion , io ion : malformation (as in stems of plants) resulting from more or less disorganized tissue growth… …   Useful english dictionary

  • fasciation — /fash ee ay sheuhn/, n. 1. the act of binding up or bandaging. 2. the process of becoming fasciate. 3. the resulting state. 4. an abnormality in a plant, in which a stem enlarges into a flat, ribbonlike shape resembling several stems fused… …   Universalium

  • fasciation — noun /fæsɪˈeɪʃən/ a) The binding up of a limb etc. with bandages. b) The process or state of being fasciated …   Wiktionary

  • fasciation — (fa ssi a sion) s. f. Terme de botanique. Vice de conformation des branches d un arbre, des pédoncules et pétioles d une plante, qui s aplatissent et s étendent en forme de bande au lieu de conserver la forme cylindrique. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Lat.… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • fasciation — n. bandaging, ligation, binding …   English contemporary dictionary

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