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adnate

[ad-neyt] /ˈæd neɪt/
adjective, Biology
1.
grown fast to something; congenitally attached.
Origin
1655-1665
1655-65; < Latin adnātus, i.e., ad(g)nātus, replacing agnātus agnate
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adnate

/ˈædneɪt/
adjective
1.
(botany) growing closely attached to an adjacent part or organ
Word Origin
C17: from Latin adnātus, a variant form of agnātusagnate
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adnate in Science
adnate
  (ād'nāt')   
Botany Joined to a part or organ of a different kind, as stamens that are joined to petals. Compare connate.
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