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basifixed

[bey-suh-fikst] /ˈbeɪ səˌfɪkst/
adjective, Botany
1.
attached at or near the base, as a leaf to a stem.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75; base1 + -i- + fixed
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Examples for basifixed
  • The anthers are basifixed and consist of four micro-sporangia, with pollen grains dehiscing through lateral slits.
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basifixed

/ˈbeɪsɪˌfɪkst/
adjective
1.
(botany) (of an anther) attached to the filament by its base
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