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nodose

[noh-dohs, noh-dohs] /ˈnoʊ doʊs, noʊˈdoʊs/
adjective
1.
having nodes.
2.
full of knots; knotty.
Also, nodous
[noh-duh s] /ˈnoʊ dəs/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1715-1725
1715-25; < Latin nōdōsus full of knots, knotty, equivalent to nōd(us) node + -ōsus -ose1
Related forms
nodosity
[noh-dos-i-tee] /noʊˈdɒs ɪ ti/ (Show IPA),
noun
multinodous, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for nodose

nodose

/ˈnəʊdəʊs; nəʊˈdəʊs/
adjective
1.
having nodes or knotlike swellings: nodose stems
Derived Forms
nodosity (nəʊˈdɒsɪtɪ) noun
Word Origin
C18: from Latin nōdōsus knotty
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nodose in Medicine

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


no·dos'i·ty (-dŏs'ĭ-tē) n.
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