interosculant

Interosculant

In`ter*os"cu*lant\, a. 1. Mutually touching or intersecting; as, interosculant circles.

2. (Biol.) Uniting two groups; -- said of certain genera which connect family groups, or of species that connect genera. See Osculant.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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