actinomorphy
noun see actinomorphic

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • actinomorphy — See actinomorphic. * * * …   Universalium

  • actinomorphy — ac·ti·no·mor·phy …   English syllables

  • actinomorphy — fē noun ( es) Etymology: actin + morphy : the quality or state of being actinomorphic * * * actinomorˈphy noun • • • Main Entry: ↑actin …   Useful english dictionary

  • actinomorphic — actinomorphy, n. /ak tin oh mawr fik, ak teuh noh /, adj. 1. Biol. having radial symmetry. 2. Bot. (of certain flowers, as the buttercup) divisible vertically into similar halves by each of a number of planes passing through the axis. Also,… …   Universalium

  • actinomorphic — adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1900 being radially symmetrical and capable of division by any longitudinal plane into essentially symmetrical halves < an actinomorphic tulip flower > • actinomorphy noun …   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

  • Glossary 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

  • actinomorphic — [ˌaktɪnə(ʊ) mɔ:fɪk] adjective Biology characterized by radial symmetry, such as a starfish. Compare with zygomorphic. Derivatives actinomorphy noun …   English new terms dictionary

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