multinodous

nodose

[noh-dohs, noh-dohs]
adjective
1.
having nodes.
2.
full of knots; knotty.
Also, nodous [noh-duhs] .


Origin:
1715–25; < Latin nōdōsus full of knots, knotty, equivalent to nōd(us) node + -ōsus -ose1

nodosity [noh-dos-i-tee] , noun
multinodous, adjective
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nodose or nodous (ˈnəʊdəʊs, nəʊˈdəʊs, ˈnəʊdəs)
 
adj
having nodes or knotlike swellings: nodose stems
 
[C18: from Latin nōdōsus knotty]
 
nodous or nodous
 
adj
 
[C18: from Latin nōdōsus knotty]
 
nodosity or nodous
 
n

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nodose no·dose (nō'dōs')
adj.
Having many nodes or knotlike swellings.


no·dos'i·ty (-dŏs'ĭ-tē) n.
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